Oliver W. Dillard

What is Oliver W. Dillard known for?


military history

-zw6cCRGIg&hl en&sa X&ei GT6fT_iWLcfz6QH319WWAg&sqi 2&ved 0CDgQ6AEwAw#v onepage&q general%20oliver%20dillard&f false title ''Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea'' author William T. Bowers, William M. Hammond, George L. MacGarrigle date August 21, 1996 work publisher United States Army Center of Military History accessdate April 13, 2011 Korean War File:24 Infantry Regiment Badge.png thumb right Distinctive

United States Army Center of Military History accessdate April 13, 2011 While Dillard was assigned as the Battalion S2 for 3rd Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment (United States), he was awarded the Silver Star for his actions near Masan, Republic of Korea from September 14–15, 1950. While setting the defense of the battalion with his Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Melvin Blair, Dillard responded to enemy action occurring in Company L’s area. He

year 1998 work pages 157-160 publisher United States Army Center of Military History accessdate May 10, 2012 Advisor thumb left South Vietnam Province Chief, Nguyen Hop Doan, wearing the rank of Colonel. (File:NguyenHopDoan.JPG)


military

serviceyears 1945-1980 rank 34px (File:US-O8 insignia.svg) Major General commands File:1st Army.svg 20px First United

States Army First United States Army 25px (File:2nd US Armored Division SSI.svg) 2nd Armored Division (2nd Armored Division (United States)) 25px (File:24 Infantry Regiment Badge.png) 24th Infantry Regiment 25px (File:4 Infantry Division SSI.svg) 4th Infantry Division (4th Infantry Division (United States)) 25px (File:Patch of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.png) MACV battles World War II Korean War Vietnam War

is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame and Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, at Fort Huachuca, Arizona (Arizona (U.S. state)) and Fort Benning, Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)) respectively. General Dillard became the first black


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significant role

, USA Retired year 2008 work page 116 publisher Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press accessdate From 1975 to 1978, Major General Dillard served as the DSCINT, United States Army Europe (USAREUR) and Seventh Army in Heidelberg, Germany, where Army Intelligence played a significant role in the defense of Europe. His use of United States Army Security Agency (ASA), and its successor United States Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), assets ensured a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding and countering Soviet forces at the height of the Cold War. Category:1926 births Category:Living people Category:People from St. Clair County, Alabama Category:United States Army generals Category:United States Army Command and General Staff College alumni Category:National War College alumni Category:American military personnel of World War II Category:American military personnel of the Korean War Category:American military personnel of the Vietnam War Category:Recipients of the Distinguished Service Medal (United States) Category:Recipients of the Silver Star Category:Recipients of the Legion of Merit Category:Recipients of the Bronze Star Medal


social events

the officer corps. thumb 150px right Military Intelligence Corps Distinctive Insignia. MI Corps established 1 July 1987. (File:MI RDI.svg) General Dillard was a 1974 charter member of The Rocks, Inc.—the largest professional military officers’ organization with a majority African-American membership—and was committed to assisting with professional development and social events to improve the officer corps.


Omaha

accessdate he completed his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Omaha, now the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He also attended George Washington University, where he received a Master of Science in International Affairs (International relations) in 1965. Dillard completed the National War College at Fort Lesley J. McNair, District of Columbia that year. Military career Dillard began Basic

location US Fort Leavenworth, KS publisher Army Command and General Staff College accessdate He graduated in the top third of his class. After CGSC, he completed his bachelor’s degree at the University of Omaha under the Army’s Bootstrap Program, which leveraged his earlier studies at Tuskegee Institute.

Relations date August 17, 2009 work New release publisher University of Nebraska at Omaha accessdate May 10, 2012 Major Dillard was subsequently assigned to the G3 Section, Headquarters First United States Army at Fort Jay, New York, and served as Operations and Plans Officer and subsequently as Exercise G3 for Exercises IROQUOIS HATCHET and MOHAWK ARROW. He departed First United States Army in December 1960 and was assigned to the U.S. Military Mission to Liberia


years early

mn-1713_1_black-troops title COLUMN ONE: War and Black GIs" Memories: Veterans of the action in Korea set out on a painful journey to erase a record of shame. The quest proves elusive." author Broder, John M. date November 15, 1989 work Los Angeles Times publisher accessdate April 13, 2011 Dillard retired from the U.S. Army in 1980, after a career spanning 34 years. Early life Born in Margaret, Alabama, Dillard is the son of Josiephine Dillard (née Williams


award

. Dillard received the Outstanding ROTC Student Award for 1943 and 1944. He was also their American Legion Honor Medal award winner.

and decorations class "wikitable" - bgcolor "#ccccff" align center ! colspan 2 Military awards - 100px (File:CIB2.png) Combat Infantryman Badge with Star (2nd award) - 100px (File:United States Army Staff Identification Badge.png) Army Staff Identification Badge - General Dillard’s military awards include the Distinguished Service Medal (Distinguished Service Medal (U.S. Army)) with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star, Legion of Merit with two Oak

year 2009 work publisher Palmer Center accessdate April 30, 2011 On June 1, 2011, Dillard was awarded the Military Intelligence Corps Association's LTC Thomas W. Knowlton Award for Excellence in Intelligence, commemorating his significant role in Army Military Intelligence history, beginning in 1950. ref>


professional military

the officer corps. thumb 150px right Military Intelligence Corps Distinctive Insignia. MI Corps established 1 July 1987. (File:MI RDI.svg) General Dillard was a 1974 charter member of The Rocks, Inc.—the largest professional military officers’ organization with a majority African-American membership—and was committed to assisting with professional development and social events to improve the officer corps.


black history

General Julius W. Becton, Jr.—the VII Corps Commander at the time—and General Dillard’s recent retirement, General Becton had General Dillard travel to various installations in Germany and speak as a part of Black History month activities. In March 1980, General Dillard participated in a Study conference, “Black Officer Accession and Retention,” at the US Army War College that clarified information concerning the O5 promotion articles that appeared in the ''Army Times''; his inputs highlighted

Oliver W. Dillard

'''Oliver Williams Dillard, Sr.''' (born September 28, 1926) is a retired United States Army major general, the fifth black officer in the U.S. Army to attain flag rank. He is a member of the Military Intelligence Hall of Fame and Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame, at Fort Huachuca, Arizona (Arizona (U.S. state)) and Fort Benning, Georgia (Georgia (U.S. state)) respectively.

General Dillard became the first black graduate of the National War College in 1965. He also served as the first black general officer in the Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence, the last J2 (senior Intelligence officer) for the U.S. Military Assistance Command – Vietnam, the first U.S. Army Forces Command Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence, and the first black Deputy Chief of Staff, Intelligence for the U.S. Army Europe. Dillard retired from the U.S. Army in 1980, after a career spanning 34 years.

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