Othar J. Shalikashvili
Colonel Othar J. Shalikaskvili was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in May of 1954, Class Number 6. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Motor Officer, 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment; Battalion S3, 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment; Rifle Company Commander, 1st Battle Group, 17th Infantry, 7th Infantry Division; Instructor, Weapons Department, U.S. Army Infantry School; A-Detachment Commander, 7th Special Forces Group; C-Detachment S3, 7th Special Forces Group; G3 Training Officer, Special Warfare Center; G1 Plans Officer, Communications Zone, France; Operations Chief, Airborne Department, U.S. Army Infantry School; Battalion, Brigade S3, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division; Camp Commander, Mountain Ranger Camp, Dahlonega, GA; Battalion Commander, 3d Battalion, 506th Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division; Staff Officer, Deputy Chief for Operations, Headquarters Department of the Army; Chairman, Defense Committee, Battalion and Brigade Opns Dept, U.S. Army Infantry School; Chief, Advanced Tactics Division, Tactics Dept, USAIS; Director, Tactics Dept, USAIS. | Military schools attended include: Advanced Course, U.S. Army Infantry School; Command and General Staff College; United States Army War College.