Herbert J. Riley

RILEY,HERBERT
Herbert J. Riley

Herbert J. Riley

Major General Herbert Joseph Riley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 3 July 1952. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 1st Training Group QMTRC. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company B, 385th Regiment, 76th Infantry Division; Executive Officer, Company A, 385th Regiment, 76th Infantry Division; Commander, Company A, 385th Regiment, 76th Infantry Division; Commander, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 417th Regiment, 76th Infantry Division; Commander, Company M, 385th Regiment (BCT), 76th Division (Training); Commander, Company D, 418th Regiment (AIT), 76th Division (Training); S3, 1st Battalion, 418th Regiment (AIT) 76th Division (Training); Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 418th Regiment (AIT), 76th Division (Training); S2, 418th Regiment, (AIT), 76th Division (Training); Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 418th Regiment (AIT), 76th Division (Training); Commander, 2nd Battalion, 418th Regiment (AIT), 76th Division (Training); Provost Marshal, 76th Division (Training); Academy Director, Leadership Academy, 76th Division (Training); Provost Marshal, 76th Division (Training); Chief of Staff, 76th Division (Training); Assistant Division Commander, 76th Division (Training); Commanding General, 76th Division (Training). | His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Japan), National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Device, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster. | Military schools attended include:  National Security Management Program, Command and General Staff College, Infantry Officer Advanced Course.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Highest Award

    Army Commendation Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1981

  • HF ID #

    HF_01013