- Ronald H. Griffith
Infobox Military Person
name=Ronald H. Griffith
born= birth year and age|1936
caption=General Ronald H. Griffith
allegiance= United States of America
United States Army
commands=1st Armored Division
Vietnam War Gulf War
Legion of Merit(3) Bronze Star (6) Purple Heart
laterwork=Vice President, Military Professional Resources
Ronald Houston Griffith is a retired
United States Armyfour star general who served as Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army(VCSA) from 1995 to 1997.
Griffith comes from North Georgia, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army after graduating from the
University of Georgiawith a Bachelor of Science degree in 1960.
Griffith is a Vietnam War veteran, having served as an infantry unit advisor with the
Army of the Republic of Vietnamfrom 1964 to 1965 and later as Executive Officer of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division from 1969 to 1970.
Griffith's commands include 1st Battalion, 32nd Armor in Germany, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, and 1st Armored Division which he led in the
Gulf War. His staff positions at the Department of the Army level include Executive Officer to the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army for Operations and Plans; Chief of the War Plans Division; Deputy Director of Operations, and the Army Inspector General. He also served as the Chief of Staff, and later as the Assistant Division commander of the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas. Griffith retired from the Army on November 1, 1997.
Griffith's awards and decorations include the
Defense Distinguished Service Medalthe Army Distinguished Service Medalwith oak leaf cluster, the Legion of Meritwith 2 oak leaf clusters, the Bronze Star with “V” device and 5 oak leaf clusters, the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge. He holds a master’s degree in public administration from Shippensburg University. His military education includes the Armor Officer Advanced Course, the Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College.
After retiring from the military, Griffith became Executive Vice President of
Military Professional Resourcesand Executive Vice President of the L-3 CommunicationsGovernment Services Group. He also sits on the board of directors of The Allied Defense Groupand Geonex-Martel Incorporatedand on the Board of Visitors of the Virginia Military Institute. Griffith's wife, Dr. Hurdis M. Griffith, is Dean Emeritus of the College of Nursing at Rutgers University, and they have two adult daughters.
* [http://allieddefensegroup.muellernamejko.com/bio_griffith.html Allied Defense Group bio]
* [http://www.mpri.com/main/griffith.html Military Professional Resources bio]
* [http://new.vmi.edu/show.asp?durki=4443 Virginia Military Institute bio]
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