Michael Clawson

Michael Clawson

Michael Clawson

Colonel Michael Clawson was commissioned as a Transportation Officer upon graduating from Officer Candidate School 23 March 1983 at Fort Benning, Georgia. His first duty assignment was as a Light Truck Platoon Leader, B Company, 105th Combat Support Battalion, Fort Polk, Louisiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Section Leader, A Company, 229th Aviation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Scout Platoon Leader, C Company, 55th Aviation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion Adjutant, Headquarters Company 55th Aviation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Assistant Operations Officer, 1st Regiment, 101st Aviation, Fort Campbell Kentucky; Brigade Assistant Operations Officer, Headquarters, 101st Aviation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion Operations Officer, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Battalion, Hanau, Germany; Aviation Detachment Commander, Combat Aviation Detachment, 1st Armored Division, Hanau, Germany; Brigade Executive officer, Aviation Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Hanau, Germany; Aviation Observer/Controller, 1st Simulation Exercise Group, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Military Assistant to the Director of Operational Testing and Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Military Assistant to the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C. | His military awards include: Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with “V” Device, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Southwest Asia Service Medal w/ 3 Bronze Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Emirate of Kuwait).

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Military Assistant to Secretary of Defense | The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2009

  • Branch Of Service

    Transportation Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_02457