William E. Davenport III
Colonel William E. Davenport II was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-92, 25 September 1992. His first duty assignment was as Firing Platoon Leader, Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. | Colonel Davenport’s subsequent duty assignments were: Battery Executive Officer, Charlie Battery 5th Battalion 3rd Field Artillery, Fort Sill Oklahoma; Battalion Liaison Officer and S4, Headquarters Service Battery, 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery, Fort Sill Oklahoma; Assistant Battalion S3, Headquarters Battery 4th Battalion 27th Field Artillery, Baumholder, Germany; G3 Plans Officer, 1st Armored Division FWD, Tuzla, Bosnia; Battery Commander, A Battery 94th Field Artillery, Baumholder, Germany; Observer Controller Trainer and Battalion S3, 2nd Battalion 305th Field Artillery, Camp Shelby Mississippi; Effects Coordinator, 4th Infantry Division Artillery, Fort Hood Texas; BDE Fire Support Officer, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas, and Taji, Iraq; Battalion XO and Battalion S3, 4th Battalion 20th and 42nd Field Artillery, Fort Hood, Texas, and Baghdad, Iraq; Force Management Officer and Deputy Defense Synchronization, U.S. Army North, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion 40th Field Artillery, Fort Sill Oklahoma; Deputy Brigade Commander, 434th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; III Corps, Chief of Fires, Fort Hood, Texas. | Colonel Davenport's education includes: Officer Candidate School, Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Cadre Course, Airborne School, NBC School, Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms Service Staff School and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.