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.