Assistant Professor of Military Science / MS-III Instructor

CPT Steven M Richards

About

BRANCH:

Infantry

COMMISSIONING SOURCE:

ROTC

CIVILIAN EDUCATION:

South Dakota State University – BS – Manufacturing Engineering

MILITARY EDUCATION:

Foundation Instructor Facilitator Course
Rappel Master Course
Air Assault School
Maneuver Captains Career Course
Mechanized Leader Course
Sniper Employment School
Ranger School
Infantry Basic Officers Leaders Course
Combatives Course Level I
Combat Lifesaver Course
Airborne School

MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS:

Assistant Professor of Military Science, University of Louisville
Infantry Company Commander, 1-327th IN, 1 BCT, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY
Brigade and Battalion Operations Officer, 1 BCT, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY
Plans Officer, Division Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division (Bagram Afghanistan)
Platoon Leader, 2-34th AR, 1BCT, 1st Infantry Division (Fort Riley Kansas & Kandahar Province Afghanistan)

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS:

Bronze Star Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters)
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 campaign stars)
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon
International Security Assistance Forces NATO Medal
Ranger Tab
Combat Infantryman’s Badge
Air Assault Badge
Parachutist Badge
Norwegian Foot March Badge

CPT Richards is also a member of the prestigious Order of Saint Maurice.