Patrick J. Montgomery
Colonel Patrick Joseph Montgomery was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 7-63 on 13 December 1963. His first assignment upon commissioning was as Communications Officer, HHC, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, WA. | His subsequent assignments include: Weapons Platoon Leader, A Company, 2d Battalion, 8th Infantry, Fort Lewis, WA; Communications Officer, HHC 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, Fort Lewis, WA; Communications Officer, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, Korea; Communications Officer, HHT, 2d Sqdn, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Vietnam; Chief Instructor, Armor School, Fort Knox, KY; S-3, 2d Sig Gp, Mannheim, Germany; Branch Chief, DOSOPS/USACC, Fort Huachuca, AZ; USACEI RN, Fort Huachuca, AZ; Deputy Commander, USAISEA, Fort Huachuca, AZ. | Colonel Montgomery has attended the Marine Corps Amphibious Warfare Course, Signal Officer Advanced Course, and the Armed Forces Staff College. | His military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Vietnam) w/7 battle stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, and the Vietnam Service Medal.