Gary N. “Butch” Cassidy

CASSIDY,GARY
Gary N. “Butch” Cassidy

Gary N. “Butch” Cassidy

Colonel Gary N. Butch Cassidy was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Class 12-69, 22 March 1969. His first duty assignment was as a Tactical Officer for 51st Company, 5th Battalion, Student Brigade, Headquarters, United States Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Chief, M-60 Machine Gun Training and Chief, Land Mine Warfare & Demolition, Training Command, Fort Ord, California; Public Affairs Officer, Headquarters, Fort Ord, California; VI U.S. Army Confinement Facility Officer, 54th Military Police Company, Fort Ord, California; Director of Plans, Training, and Security, Headquarters, Hunter Liggett Military Reservation, Jolon, California; S1 and Company Commander, 10th Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Battalion, St. Louis, Missouri; Arts Monuments and Archives Officer, 307th Civil Affairs Group, St. Louis, MO; PSYOP Officer, 307th PSYOP Company, St. Louis, Missouri; S2, 10th PSYOP Battalion, St. Louis, Missoouri; PSYOP Officer, 15th PSYOP Battalion, Upland, CA; Broadcast Officer, 306th PSYOP Battalion, Los Alamitos, California; Special Operations Forces (SOF) Action Officer, OCAR, DAAR-Force Modernization Office (FAF), Washington, D.C.; Special Operations Forces Analyst, Office of the Chief Army Reserve (OCAR), DAAR-FMF, Washington, D.C.; PSYOP Staff Officer, Headquarters, Department of the Army, DAMO-ODP, Washington, D.C.; Assistant for PSYOP Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict), Washington, D.C.; Deputy Commander, 7th PSYOP Group, Moffett Air Force Base, California; Chief, PSYOP & Civil Affairs Division, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Washington D.C.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1969

  • Key Assignment

    Chief | PSYOP & Civil Affairs Division | Headquarters, Department of the Army | Office, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations | Washington D.C.

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01834