Richard S. Siegfried

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Richard S. Siegfried

Major General Richard Stephen Siegfried was commissioned an Infantry Officer from Officer Candidate School on 15 February 1963, class number 1-63. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company E, 2d Battle Group, 26th Infantry, 1st Division, Fort Riley, KS. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader/Staff Officer, 2d Battle Group, 1st Bn (Mech), 26th Inf, Fort Riley, KS;  Bde and Bn Staff Officer/ Company Commander, 193d Bde, Panama Canal Zone; Company Commander/S3, Company B, 5th Bn (Mech), 60th Inf/3d Bde, 9th Inf, RV; Student, USAIS and U of Alabama;  Staff Officer, MACV; Tactics Instructor, USAIS, Fort Benning, GA; Exchg Ofcr, British School of Ing, Warminster, England; Bde XO/Bn Cdr/IG, 2d Bde/1st Bn (Mech), 61st Inf, 5th ID, Fort Polk, LA; Chf, Ops Div, J-3, JCS, Washington, D.C; Dir, Light Inf Task Force, USAIS, Fort Benning, GA; Bde, Cdr, 2d Inf Tng Bde, USAITC, Fort Benning, GA. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star; Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit; Soldiers Medal; Bronze Star w/V Device and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Meritorious Service Medal; Air Medal (4 awards); Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal w/V Device and 3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Good Conduct Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge; Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge; Parachutist Badge; British Parachutist Badge. | Military schools attended include: Airborne, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, AFSC, British Airborne, Army War College.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1985
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major General
HF ID #
HF_01149

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