Thomas M. Mccoy
Colonel Thomas Milford McCoy was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 509-68, 5 August 1968. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 5th Battalion 31st Infantry 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Advisor, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (Team 20) Bac Lieu, Vietnam; Chief, Squad Tactics Subcommittee – 3rd Advanced Individual Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Training Officer, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Brigade, 323rd Infantry Regiment, 108th Training Division, Anderson, South Carolina; Company Commander, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 323rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 108th Training Division, Clemson, South Carolina; Supply Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 2nd Battalion, 323rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 108th Training Division, Clemson, South Carolina; Brigade S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 1st Brigade, 108th Training Division, Clemson, South Carolina; Assistant Professor of Military Science-Oklahoma State University, Third Reserve Officer Training Corps, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Infantry Personnel Management Officer, Chief, Command Coordination Branch, Chief Individual Mobilization Augmentation Branch, Chief Army Guard Reserve Management Division, Army Reserve Personnel Center, St. Louis, Missouri; Chief, Reserve Affairs Division, G-1 Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; G-1, United States Army Reserve Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | His military awards and badges include: Legion of Merit Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal with “V” Device, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (third award), Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (fourth award), Armed Forces Reserve Medal (second award), Army Service Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge. | At the time of his induction, Colonel McCoy was a self-employed property manager in Powhatan, Virginia. He retired from Active Duty Army 31 July 1997.