Richard W. Swengros
Colonel Richard W. Swengros was commissioned as Military Police Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class BIOCC 3-82, 18 June 1982. His first duty assignment was a Platoon Leader, 9th Military Police Company, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Division Provost Marshall Operations Officer, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Executive Officer, 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion S1, 504th Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; Assistant S3, 504th, Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander, Installation Detention Facility, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, 545th Military Police Company, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Lieutenants Assignment Officer, Military Police Branch, PERSCOM, Alexandria, Virginia; Brigade S3 Plans Officer, 18th Military Police Brigade, Frankfurt, Germany; Battalion Executive Officer, 709th Military Police Battalion, Hanau, Germany; Joint Staff Actions Officer, J-3 Counternarcotics Division, The Joint Staff, The Pentagon; Battalion Commander, 793rd Military Police Battalion, Bamberg, Germany; Branch Chief, Military Police Branch, PERSCOM, Alexandria, Virginia; Deputy Chief of Staff for Support, U.S. Army CID, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | His military awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 7 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and the Army Superior Unit Award.