Richard P. Dettmar

Richard P. Dettmar

Richard P. Dettmar

Colonel Richard P. Dettmar was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 3 July 1952, class number 17. His first duty assignment was as Battery Commander, AAA-RTC, Fort Bliss, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Division Headquarters Motor Officer, 1st Cavalry Division, Japan; Company Commander/Senior Tactical Officer, 50th Officer Candidate Company, Fort Benning, Georgia; Plans Officer, Office Chief of Finance, Washington, D.C.; Budget Officer, USMACV Comptroller, Vietnam; Special Assistant to the Comptroller, Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Financial Management Instructor, U.S. Army Management School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Project Manager and Senior Staff Officer, Office, Comptroller of the Army, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal, Foreign Award, Vietnam, Vietnam Service Medal (2 awards), Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal.

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    Fort Knox, Kentucky

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    National Defense Service Medal

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