James Clifford Riley

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James Clifford Riley

Major General James Clifford Riley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from OCS Class 18-66 on 15 November 1966. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 505th Infantry, 82d Airborne, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Assistant Battalion Advisor, 4th Battalion, 49th Infantry, Vietnamese 25th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam;   Company Commander, Company B, 9th Battalion, 2d Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia;Assistant S-3, 4th Battalion, 35th Armor, 1st Armored Division, West Germany; Company Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, West Germany;  S-4 and Battalion Motor Officer, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, West Germany;    Assistant Inspector General, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois;  Secretary of the General Staff, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois;  Deputy G3, 1st Armored  Division, West Germany;  Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 52nd Infantry, 1st Armored Division, West Germany;  Brigade S3, 3d Brigade, 1st Armored Division, West Germany;  Deputy G3, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  G3 and Chief of Staff, 2nd Armored  Division (Forward), Germany; Commander, 3d Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, Germany and Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Kuwait during Desert Shield/Desert Storm; Chief, European Division, J-5, Joint Staff; Joint Chiefs of Staff Representative for European Security Matters, Washington, D.C, and Vienna, Austria; Assistant Division Commander (Support), 1st Armored Division, Hanau, Germany; Chief, U.S. Military Training Mission, Saudi Arabia; and Commanding General, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, ga. | Colonel Riley is a graduate of OCS, IOAC, CGSC, Army War College, Airborne School, and Ranger School. | His military awards include: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachute Badge, and Joint Staff Identification Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Defense Distinguished Service Medal
Year Inducted
1991
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major General
HF ID #
HF_01452

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