Jackie S. Swope
Colonel Jackie S. Swope was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 6-70, 13 March 1970. His first duty assignment was as Assistant S-4, Division Support Command, 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant S-3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Division Support Command; Truck Platoon Leader, Bravo Company, 502nd Supply and Transportation Battalion, Division Support Command, 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Red Eye Section Leader and Support Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Scout Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Executive Officer, Charlie Company, School Battalion, Training Brigade, United States Army Administration School and Center, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis; Unit Commander, United States Army Reserve Control Group, Individual Ready Reserve, St. Louis, Missouri; Rifle Platoon Leader, Alpha Company, 3d Battalion (Airborne), 143d Infantry, 71st Infantry Brigade; Cavalry Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Troop Commander, Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry, 49th Armored Division, Temple, Texas; Squadron Motor Officer and Squadron S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry, 49th Armored Division, Waco, Texas; Material Plans and Fielding Officer, Logistics Directorate, National Guard Bureau, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Squadron Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry, 49th Armored Division, Waco, Texas; Brigade S-2 and S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 49th Armored Division, San Antonio, Texas; Brigade Executive Officer, 36th Brigade, 49th Armored Division, Houston, Texas; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 141st Infantry, 49th Armored Division, Texas Army National Guard, San Antonio, Texas; Section Chief, Detachment 5, Personnel Staff Officer, Military Personnel Directorate, Chief, Training Division; Deputy Chief of Staff, Directorate of Plans, Operations and Training, State Area Command Texas, Austin, Texas. | Colonel Swope's military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Korea Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Hour Glass Device, Army Service Ribbon, Expert Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge.