COL Richard Bassett

COL Richard Bassett

Dates of Service: May 1982 - Jun 2012
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • 2LT May 82
  • 1LT Nov 83
  • CPT Jan 86
  • MAJ Sep 93
  • LTC Mar 98
  • COL Mar 04
Commissioning Source:  USMA, May 1982

Recent Activity  -

Military Experiences

Sep 2007 - Sep 2009
Senior Adviser to Commander of Iraqi Army
Aug 2005 - Sep 2007
SOUTHCOM
Commander, Standing Joint Force Headquarters

Deployments

(4 years)
Mar 2010 - Jun 2010
Haiti
Haiti
Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of Joint Task Force-Haiti
Oct 2007 - Sep 2009
Iraq_ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Senior Adviser to the Commander of the Iraqi Army, and Team Leader, Iraqi Ground Forces Command (IGFC) Military Transition Team (MiTT)
Jul 2001 - Jan 2002
Egypt
Egypt
Task Force Commander, US Battalion, Multinational Forces and Observers (MFO)
Sep 1999 - Feb 2000
Bosnia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brigade XO, 2d Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (LI)

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 2003 - Jun 2004

Apr 2004

Infantry Brigade Pre-Command Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Certifications

Oct 2014

Adult CPR/AED/First Aid (American Red Cross)

Jun 2014

Level 3 Krav Maga Instructor

Feb 2013

Cooper Institute Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1978 - 1982

United States Military Academy (USMA, West Point)

Bachelor's Degree, Engineering

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