Walter E. Fountain

FOUNTAIN,WALTER
Walter E. Fountain

Walter E. Fountain

Brigadier General Walter E. Fountain was commissioned an Infantry Branch Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-81, 3 December 1981. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion 179th Infantry, Fairfax, Oklahoma. | His subsequent duty assignments were: Student, Rotary Wing Aviation Course, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Pilot, Detachment 2, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Lexington, Oklahoma; Section Commander, Detachment 1, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Lexington, Oklahoma; S-1, Troop Command (Aviation), Lexington, Oklahoma; Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battalion, 254th Aviation, Lexington, Oklahoma; Commander, Company C, 1st Battalion, 254th Aviation, Lexington, Oklahoma; Airfield Commander, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Commander, Army Aviation Support Facility, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; S-3 Air, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Commander, 1st Battalion, 245th Aviation, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Commander, 90th Troop Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Director, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations Joint Force Headquarters, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Chief, National Guard Affairs, Multi-National Corps, Baghdad, Iraq; Director, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Joint Force Headquarters, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Assistant Adjutant General, Army Joint Force Headquarters, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Support Special Assistant to the Director, Army National Guard, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia; Special Assistant to the Director, Army National Guard Liaison for Force Structure and Strategic Policy, National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia. | Brigadier General Fountain's military education includes: Army Senior Executive Program: Intermediate Course; George C. Marshall Senior Executive Seminar; Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, National Security Management Course; General Officer/Senior Executive Service Force Integration Course, Level IV Anti-Terrorism Executive Seminar, United States Army War College (Correspondence); Strategic Planning and Management Course, Joint Task Force Commanders Course, Joint Forces Staff College, Joint and Combined Warfighting School.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    2015

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02672