Richard M. Epting
Colonel Richard M. Epting was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in June of 1969. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company G, 75th Infantry, Republic of Vietnam. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Instructor, Techniques of Patrolling and Survival, Ranger Department (Camp Darby), Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander A Team, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; S-3 Air, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, Kitzingen, Germany; Commander and Battalion S-3, The Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Battalion, 3d Infantry Division; Army Training Analyst, U.S. Army Training Board, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 48th Infantry, 2d Brigade, 3d Armored Division, Gelnhausen, Germany; Executive Officer, 3d Brigade, Friedburg, Germany; Chief, Individual Training Division, Department of Training and Doctrine Command, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief, Special Operations and Support Division, J-3, U.S. Commander in Chief-Atlantic; Senior Army Advisor to the Alabama National Guard.