Bookmark and Share

Richard David Hooker , Jr.


Richard Hooker graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1981. He retired as a U.S. Army Colonel.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Defense Superior Service Medal

See more recipients of this award

Awarded for actions during the United Nations Operations in Somalia II

Under the provisions of Department of Defense 1348.33-M, the Secretary of Defense has awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal to Colonel (Infantry) Richard David Hooker, Jr., United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as White House Fellow, National Security Council, from 1992 to 1993.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1992 - 1993

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: White House Fellow

Division: National Security Council

Defense Superior Service Medal

See more recipients of this award

Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

Under the provisions of Department of Defense 1348.33-M, the Secretary of Defense has awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Defense Superior Service Medal to Colonel (Infantry) Richard David Hooker, Jr., United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as Special Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, from 1997 to 1998.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 1997 - 1998

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Special Assistant

Division: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Defense Superior Service Medal

See more recipients of this award

Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

Under the provisions of Department of Defense 1348.33-M, the Secretary of Defense has awarded a Second Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Third Award of the Defense Superior Service Medal to Colonel (Infantry) Richard David Hooker, Jr., United States Army, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense as Director for Iraq National Security Council, The White House, from 2006 to 2008.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2006 - 2008

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Director for Iraq National Security Council

Division: The White House

Legion of Merit

See more recipients of this award

Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Richard David Hooker, Jr., United States Army, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Aide-de-Camp, Secretary of the Army, from 2001 to 2002.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2001 - 2002

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Aide-de-Camp

Division: Secretary of the Army

Legion of Merit

See more recipients of this award

Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Colonel (Infantry) Richard David Hooker, Jr., United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commanding Officer, Task Force DRAGON MNC-I, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in Iraq, in 2003.

General Orders: United States Military Academy Register of Graduates

Action Date: 2003

Service: Army

Rank: Colonel

Company: Commanding Officer

Division: Task Force Dragon MNC-I