Richard K. Davis

Richard K. Davis

Richard K. Davis

Colonel Richard K. Davis was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 May 1952, class number 12. His first duty assignment was Platoon Leader, Company A, 129th Infantry, 44th Infantry Division, Camp Cooke, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Unit Advisor, KMAG, 8202d AV EECOM, Korea; Company Commander, Company L, 365th Infantry Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Commander, Company l, 365th Infantry Regiment, 69th Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Commander, Company E, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battery Commander, Battery E (105M) Airborne, 320th Artillery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant G-3, HHC, 8th Infantry Division, Germany; Staff Officer and Assistant Executive Officer, War Plans Division, Strategic Plans and Policy, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations and Plans (ODCSOPS), Washington, D.C.; Deputy Senior Aprovince Advisor, 9th Division, IV Corps, Sadec, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, HHB, 6th Battalion, 20th Artillery, Fort Carson, Colorado; Division G-3, HHC, 4th Infantry Division (M), Fort Carson, Colorado; Chief and Deputy Commander, Data Systems Division, Director of Instruction, Staff and Faculty Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. | His awards and decorations include: Vietnam Gallantry Cross (Silver Star), Army Commendation Medal (w/ Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00672