Patrick J. Bennett
Colonel Patrick J. Bennett was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 14 August 1970. His first duty assignment was as Assistant S-1, 95th Student Battalion. | His subsequent duty assignments were: Aviation Flight Student, Rotary Wing Flight School, Fort Wolters, Texas; Aviation Flight Student, Rotary Wing Flight School Fort Rucker, Alabama; Rotary Wing Pilot, Assault Helicopter Pilot, Vietnam; Rotary Wing Pilot, 162d Assault Helicopter Pilot, Vietnam; Aviation Section Leader ssthAviation Company, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion Assistant S-3, 13th Aviation Battalion Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S-2, 13th Aviation Battalion Fort Hood, Texas; Infantry Officer Advance Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Motor Officer/Battalion S-4/Company Commander, 1'' Battalion, 14'" Infantry, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Aviation Attack Platoon Leader/Brigade Assistant S-3/Brigade S-1/Aviation Troop Commander/Aviation Troop Commander /Brigade S-3, C Troop, 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 6th Cavalry Brigade (AC) 6th Cavalry Brigade (AC) B Troop, 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry (AC) 7th Squadron, 17th Cavalry 6th Cavalry Brigade (AC) Fort Hood, Texas; Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Staff Officer Materiel System Analyst Deputy Chief of Staff (OPS & Plans) Office of Chief of Staff, Army Pentagon, Virginia; Squadron Commander 1'' Squadron,6'" Cavalry (AC) Fort Hood, Texas; Senior Observer/Controller Combat Maneuver Training Center Hohenfels, Germany; Brigade Commander Aviation Brigade, 3d Infantry Division Katterbach, Germany; Chief of Staff 7th Army Training Command, Grafenwohr, Germany; Division Chief Office of the CSA Pentagon, Virginia. | Colonel Bennett's military education includes: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Rotary Wing Aviator School, Infantry Officer Advance Course, Nuclear Chemical Target Analyst, Command & Staff College, AH-64 Combat Aviator Qualification, National War College.