Robert Timothy Kleppinger
Colonel Robert Timothy Kleppinger was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-78, 22 April 1978. His first duty assignment was as Maintenance and Assembly Officer, 18th United States Field Artillery Detachment, 558th FA Group, Acropolis, Greece. | His subsequent duty assignments include: S-2 and Battery Commanders, Headquarters and C Batteries, 79th FA Battalion, 7th ID, Fort Ord, California; Company Commander (X2) Vermont and Philadelphia, 1st Rec Brigade, USAREC; Assistant Brigade S-3 (Training) 1st Rec Brigade, USAREC, Fort Meade, Maryland; Deputy SUBCOM Commander, 21st TAACOM, Germersheim, Germany; Battalion XO, General Support Center Germersheim, Germersheim, Germany; Secretary of the General Staff, CASCOM, Fort Lee, Virginia; Battalion XO, JFT Support Battalion-ARFOR, JTF-B, Soto Cano, Honduras; XO for the Deputy Chief of Staff for Doctrine, TRADOC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Battalion Commander, 49th Special Troops Battalion (Prov) 49th Quarter Master Group, Fort Lee, Virginia; Chief of Security Assistance-Army, Office of Defense Cooperation, Athens, Greece; Battalion Commander, Mid-Atlantic Recruiting Battalion, USAREC, Lakehurst NAES, New Jersey; Professor of Military Science, West Virginia State Collage, Charleston, West Virginia. | At the time of his induction Colonel Kleppinger was serving as Director Military and Textiles, Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia.