Patrick J. Keane
Colonel Patrick J. Keane was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 May 1964. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, HHC, 2d Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 173d Airborne Bde, Vietnam; Trp Commander, 14th Cavalry, Germany; Company Commander, 1/7th Cavalry, 1st Cav, Vietnam; Company Commander, 4/73d AR, 1st In Div, Germany; Assistant PMississippi, St Johns University, New York City; Student, Command General and Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; S3/Executive Officer, 5/33d AR, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Ch Tnk Gun Div, USAARMS, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Advisor, 163d ACR, Montana; Advisor, 50th AR Div, New Jersey. | Military schools attended include: Armor Officer Basic, Armor Officer Advanced, Command Staff College, Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal w/ V, Purple Heart w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ V, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Senior Parachute Badge.