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William R. Richardson
General William R. Richardson
|Born||March 25, 1929
Taichow, Kiangsu, China
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Years of service||1951–1986|
|Commands held||3rd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment
193rd Infantry Brigade
198th Infantry Brigade
U.S. Army Combined Arms Center
Training and Doctrine Command
|Awards||Silver Star (2)
Legion of Merit (3)
Distinguished Flying Cross
Bronze Star with "V" (4)
|Other work||Vice President, Burdeshaw Associates, Ltd.
Board of Advisors, National Infantry Foundation
General William Rowland Richardson (born March 25, 1929) is a retired U.S. Army four-star general. He was Commander of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command.
Richardson served as Commander of the Combined Arms Center and Commandant of the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth from 1979 to 1981. He was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans from 1981 to 1983, and in 1983, he became Commander of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, retiring from this position in 1986.
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