Larry J. Redmon
Colonel Larry J. Redmon was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer upon completion of Officer Candidate School Class 4-89, 21 June 1989. Upon commissioning, his first duty assignment was as Battery Executive Officer, D Battery, 3rd Battalion, 30th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. | His subsequent assignments include: Firing Direction Officer and Platoon Leader, C Battery, 5th Battalion, 18th Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Detachment Commander, A Company, 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Boeblingen, Germany and Operation Joint Endeavor-Bosnia-Herzegovina; Exchange Student, Royal Thai Army Staff College, Bangkok, Thailand; Group adjutant. 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, B Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Force Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Washington and Operation Enduring-Philippines; Military Advisor and Operations Officer, Joint US Military Assistance Advisory Group-Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand and Operations in Support of 2004 Asian Tsunami; Deputy Director for Counter-Terrorism Policy, Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia Pacific Security Affairs, Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Military Advisor and Afghan Army Liaison for the NATO Special Operations Command and Control Element, Kabul, Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan; Special Assistant, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia Pacific Security Affairs, Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Deputy Chief, Counter-Terrorism Military Training Team, Joint Special Operations Command and Control-Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; Army Attache, New Delhi, India, and Army Attache, Bangkok, Thailand. | His military education consist of: Field Artillery Basic Course; Infantry Officer Advance Course; Special Forces Detachment Officer Qualification Course; Jumpmaster School; SERE Instructor School; Pathfinder School; Defense Language Institute for Thai Language; Royal Thai Army Command and Staff College; U.S. Army Command and Staff College; U.S. Army War College. | His awards and decorations include; the Defense Superior Service Medal; Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster; Defense Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters; Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal with two Oak leaf Clusters; Army Good Conduct Medal with Bronze Knot; Humanitarian Service Medal with Bronze Star; NATO Service Medal with Bronze Star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal with two Service Stars, Afghanistan Service Medal with Service Star; National Defense Medal with Service Star; Global War of Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with Service Star, Global War of Terrorism Service Medal; Republic of the Philippines Bronze Service Cross and Medal of Merit; Norwegian Medal for International Operations with Silver Laurel; Australian International Forces East Timor Medal; Kingdom of Thailand Order of the White Elephant; Combat Infantryman’s Badge; Special Forces Tab; Pathfinder Badge; Tomb of the Unknown Solider Identification Badge; Secretary of Defense Badge; Jumpmaster Parachutist Badge; Joint Meritorious Unit Award with three Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Superior Unit Award with Oak Leaf Cluster; Philippines Presidential Unit Citation.