Richard C. Cloy

Richard C. Cloy

Richard C. Cloy

Colonel Richard Clinton Cloy was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 18 April 1958.  His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, C Company, 6th Battalion, 2 BCT Regiment, Fort Jackson, SC. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, B Company, 1st BG, 17th Infantry, 7th ID, Korea; Platoon Leader and Company Commander, HHC, 1st BG, 3d Infantry (The Old Guard), Fort Myer, VA; Assistant G2, Headquarters 3d Infantry Division, Germany; Battalion Senior Advisor, 21st RVN Division, Vietnam; Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 12th Infantry, 199 LIB, Vietnam; Instructor, USACGSC, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Battalion Commander and G4, 7th S&T Battalion, 7th ID, Fort Ord, CA; Instructor, USA Log Mgt Cen, Fort Lee, VA; Commander, USA Garrison, Pusan, Korea; Deputy Inst Commander, Fort Ord, CA. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Development, Vietnamese Campaign w/5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnamese Service, Korean Order of National Security Merit (Samil Class), Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, Vietnamese Civil Affairs, Korean Presidential Service, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantry Badge. | Military schools attended include: Infantry Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, War College.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1984

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01073