Richard M. Monnard
Colonel Richard M. Monnard was commissioned an Air Defense Officer upon graduating from Officer Candidate School, Class 4-92, 25 September 1992. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Maintenance Platoon Leader, Echo Battery, 1-43 Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas; Executive Officer, Delta Battery, 1-43 Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Suwon, Korea; Battalion. S-2 310th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Meade, Maryland; Company Commander, Bravo Company, 310th MI Battalion, Fort Meade, Maryland; Squadron S-2 1-17 Calvary Squadron, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade S-2, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Observer- Controller, National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California. G2 Plans Officer, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Corps ACE Chief, Multinational Corps Iraq, Baghdad, Iraq; Battalion S-3 304th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Deputy Brigade Commander, 111th MI Brigade, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Battalion Commander, 304th MI Battalion, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Advisor to Afghan National Army G2, Nato Training Mission, Kabul, Afghanistan. | Colonel Monnard has attended: Air Command and Staff College, Marine School of Advanced War Fighting, U.S. Army War College, Jumpmaster School, Military Intelligence Captains Career Course, Air Defense Officer Basic Course, Airborne School and The Counterintelligence Agent Course | His awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait, Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Senior Parachutist Badge.