Richard A. Vnuk

Richard A. Vnuk

Richard A. Vnuk

Colonel Richard A. Vnuk was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 511-68, 15 August 1968. His first duty assignment was as Company Executive Officer, for a Mechanized Infantry Company, 2d Armor Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 3d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division, Vietnam; Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Vietnam; Company Commander, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Vietnam; Company Commander, 3d Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Advisor, 9th Division Combat Assistance Team, Vietnam; Deputy Director for Operations, Order of Battle/Targets Branch, Combined Intelligence Center, Vietnam; Detachment Commander, Company C, 2d Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne) (A), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Detachment Commander, Company C, 5th Battalion, 19th SFG (A), Missoula, Montana; Battalion S-1, 5th Battalion, 19th SFG (A), Denver, Colorado; Company Executive Officer and Company Commander, Company C, 5th Battalion, 19th SFG (A), Fort Collins, Colorado; Battalion Executive Officer, 5th Battalion, 19th SFG (A), Denver, Colorado; Deputy Director of Personnel, Headquarters, Wisconsin National Guard, Madison, Wisconsin; Director of Training, Wisconsin Military Academy, Camp Williams, WisconsinI; Battalion Commander, 5th Battalion, 19th SFG (A), Denver, Colorado; Director of Personnel, Headquarters, Colorado National Guard, Denver, Colorado. | Colonel Vnuk was serving as Director of Maintenance, Headquarters, Colorado National Guard, Denver, Colorado, at the time of his induction.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01894