William B. Langan
Colonel William B. Langan was commissioned a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-86, 21 February 1986. His first duty assignment was as Maintenance and Assembly Officer, 18th United States Field Artillery Detachment, Argyroupoils, Greece. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Special Security Office, Combined Field Army, Uijongbu, South Korea; Chief, Drug Detection and Monitoring Cell, U.S. Border Patrol Sector Headquarters, El Paso, Texas; Commander, Fort Monmouth Military Intelligence Detachment, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey; Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, Skopje, Macedonia; International Programs Manager, Balkans, U.S. European Command, Vaihingen, Germany; Foreign Area Officer Colonels Career Manager, U.S. Army Human Resources Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina; International Political Military Affairs Officer, Balkans, U.S. European Command, Vaihingen, Germany. | His military awards and badges include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters; Joint Service Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters; Joint Service Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Service Star, Kosovo Campaign Medal; Korean Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon -8th Award; NATO Medal with Bronze Service Star; Joint Meritorious Unit Award with three Oak Leaf Clusters. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Langan was serving as Defense and Army Attache, United States Embassy, Nicosia, Cyprus.