William R. Clontz

William R. Clontz

William R. Clontz

Colonel William R. Clontz was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 August 1967. His first duty assignment was as a Mortar Platoon Leader, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Vietnam. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, l0lst Airborne Division, Vietnam; A Team Leader and Adjutant, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Attack Helicopter Platoon Commander and Operations Officer, 2d Battalion, 20th Aerial Rocket Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Attack Helicopter Platoon Commander, 25th Aviation Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Division Aviation Operations Officer and Company Commander, 25th Aviation Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Psychological Operations, Civil Military Operations Instructor, John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion S-3 and Blackhawk Project Officer, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assault Helicopter Company Commander, Company B. 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; U.S. Army Representative, French Ecole de Guerre, Paris, France; Joint Planner, Joint Chiefs of Staff, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, 24th Aviation Battalion, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; Chief, Training and Doctrine Command, Liason Network, Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, U.S. Embassy, France; and Commander, 82nd Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01558