Matthew T. Margotta
Colonel Matthew Timothy Margotta was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-84, 27 April 1984. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 4th Battalion 41st Infantry, Garlstedt, Federal Republic of Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Scout Platoon Leader, 4-41st Infantry, Garlstedt, Federal Republic of Germany; Assistant Operations Officer, 4-41st Infantry, Fort Hood, Texas; Company Commander, D 4-41st Infantry, Fort Hood, Texas; Company Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 3-67 Armor, Fort Hood, Texas; Aide-de-Camp, Commanding General, Fort Benning, Georgia; Small Group Instructor Tactics, Infantry School 11th Infantry 1 Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer, 5th United States Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Battalion Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Brigade S3 (OPS Officer), 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief, Tactical Operations, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Commander, United Nations Command Security Battalion, Korea; Executive Officer, Eighth United States Army, Korea; Commander, United States Army Garrison, Hawaii, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. | His military awards include the Bronze Star; Legion of Merit; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Korea Defense Service Madal; Army Service Ribbon; German Parachute Wings.