Oliver W. Dillard

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Oliver W. Dillard

Major General Oliver W. Dillard was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #7-47, 19 July 1947. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader in the 365th Infantry Regiment at Fort Dix, New Jersey in June 1947. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Company L, 3rd Battalion 24th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Republic of Korea; Commander, Company C, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Gelnhausen, Federal Republic of Germany; Communications Officer, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Gelnhausen, Federal Republic of Germany; Chief, Map Reading Committee, Seventh Army NCO Academy, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany; Operations and Plans Officer, G-3 Section, Headquarters, First U.S. Army, Fort Jay, New York; Deputy Chief of Mission, Operations and Intelligence Section, U.S. Military Mission to Liberia, Monrovia, Liberia; Battalion Commander, 5th Combat Support Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Brigade Commander, 5th Combat Support Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Senior Military Advisor, Advisory Team 41, Military Region II, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam; Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Office, Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, United States Army, Washington, D.C.; Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, Civil Operations and Rural Development Support, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, Saigon, Republic of Vietnam; Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Assistant Division Commander, 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, United States Army, Europe and Seventh Army, Heidelberg, Germany; Commanding General, United States Army Readiness Region II, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | Major General Dillard is a graduate of the Infantry School Basic Course, the Infantry School Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. His civilian education includes a Bachelors Degree from the University of Omaha and a Masters Degree from George Washington University. | His military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Silver Star, Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Purple Heart, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal, and Combat Infantryman Badge (2nd Award).

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Commanding General | United States Army Readiness Region II | Fort Dix, New Jersey
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Medal
Year Inducted
2012
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major General
HF ID #
HF_02573

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