Richard A. Kilburn

Richard A. Kilburn

Richard A. Kilburn

Colonel Richard A. Kilburn was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 5-80, 5 December 1980. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Division Engineer, 307th Engineer battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant G3 Training and Operations Officer, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg North Carolina; Operations Research/Systems Analyst Project Officer, Test and Experimentation Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky and Fort Hood, Texas; Engineer Liaison Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camp Zuma, Japan; Small Group Leader; Command and General Staff College, CGSC battalion, 6 Brigade, 100th division, Nashville Tennessee; Regional Officer In Charge; U.S. Division-Center, LOGCAP, Army Material Command, Baghdad, Iraq; Executive Officer; Deputy Commanding General, Mobilization and Training. U.S. Army Manscen, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. | In addition to completing Engineer Officer Basic School, Colonel Kilburn has attended Airborne school, Ranger school, Engineer Officer Advance school, Jumpmaster school, Arms Services Staff School, Operations Research/Systems Analyst Military Applications course, Command and General staff course and Advanced Force Management course. | His military awards and decorations include: Legion Of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Iraq Campaign Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Armed Forces Reserve Medal (30yr w/m Device), Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, and Meritorious Unit Citation Ribbon. | Following retirement, Colonel Kilburn was a Research Manager for the crime analyst section of the Metropolitan Police Department in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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