Richard B. Granger
Colonel Richard Bruce Granger was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 15 February 1963, Class Number 1-63. His first duty assignment was as Tactical Officer, 50th Company, 5th Student Battalion, The Student Brigade, Fort Benning, GA. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Adj/Commander, 40th Company, ISB, TSB, Fort Benning, GA; Platoon Leader/Commander, HHC Company, 3/51st Infantry, 4th AD, Germany; Commander, Company B, 4th Battalion, 2d Brigade, Fort Bliss; Assistant S3/ Commander, Company B, 1/14th Infantry, 25th Division, VN; Instructor, Ranger Dept, Fort Benning, GA; Commander, Company D, Engineer Battalion, USAR; Commander, HHC 1/325th Airborne Infantry, 82d Division; Finance Officer, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Accounting Officer, MDW, Washington, D.C; Budget Officer, OCAR, HQDA, Washington, D.C; Comptroller, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Comptroller, 1st Corps, Spt Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Comptroller, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Commandant, Finance School, Fort Harrison, IN. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Republic Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Silver Star, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. | Military schools attended include: Infantry Officer Advance Course, Finance Officer Basic Course, Command Staff College, Army War College.