Oliver W. Dillard

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impact on the Army and its Military Intelligence Corps. It recognizes the most outstanding military intelligence company-size unit assigned to a Brigade Combat Team in FORSCOM each year. Personal life General


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contributions

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-Military-Hall-Honor title Al Benn's Alabama: Oliver Dillard, Stanley Rodimon join elite group at Military Hall of Honor author Al Benn date October 27, 2013 work publisher Montgomery Advertiser accessdate December 8, 2013 The U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) established the “Major General Oliver W. Dillard Award” with the publication of FORSCOM Regulation 672-2 on May 21, 2014. The regulation pays tribute to the contributions of General Dillard as the first FORSCOM G2, and his


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awards 80px (File:CIB2.png) 30px (File:Distinguished Service Medal ribbon.svg) Distinguished Service Medal (Distinguished Service Medal (U.S. Army)) (2) 30px (File:Silver Star ribbon.svg) Silver Star 30px (File:Legion of Merit ribbon.svg) Legion of Merit (3) 30px (File:Bronze Star ribbon.svg) Bronze Star (2) with "V" Device 30px (File:Purple Heart BAR.svg) Purple Heart laterwork '''Oliver

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; ref thumb left Unit Shoulder Patch of US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. (File:Patch of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam.png) In 1971, after two years of exemplary service in the PSA Program, General Dillard returned to the Office of ACSI, the Army Staff, where he served as the Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for Intelligence—the first Black officer in this position. From this position, he pushed hard to: (1) move the Army Intelligence Center to Fort Huachuca, Arizona


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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

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459944&module_id 55529 title Charter Members of ROCKS, Inc. - The National Board of the ROCKS, Inc. author date work publisher accessdate May 10, 2012 He, and the 24th Infantry Regiment Association, led an effort to vindicate the actions of the 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea in 1950 and counter the history written by Roy Appleman in his book ''South to Naktong, North to the Yalu (Yalu River)''.


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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)


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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.


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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


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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

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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