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Richard Hillary Pleasant, American health science facility administrator. Named Most Valueable Player award City Quarterback Club, South Center Athletic Conference halfback.


Pleasant, Richard Hillary was born on March 20, 1938 in McGregor, Texas, United States. Son of Ora Bernice (Mackey) Pleasant.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, Paul Quinn College, 1961. Master of Arts, Incarnate Word College, 1976. Postgraduate, Command and General Staff College, 1983.


Attended infantry officer candidate school, United States Armysecond in command Lieutenant, United States Army, 1967;advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Armycommander, Headquarters Company 2 Avation Battalion 2nd Infantry, Korea, 1968-1969;commander, Company B, 2 52 Infantry 1st Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, 1983-1986;commander, Medical Company Darnall Army Hospital, Fort Hood, 1970-1971;plans officer, Office 5th Army Surgeon, 1971-1973;chief, unit training, Headquarters United States Army Health Superior vena cava syndrome Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1973-1976;chief, advisory medical team, Readiness Group Region VI, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1976-1979;chief, plans, ops.and training, 98th General Hospital, Nuremberg, Germany, 1979-1982;chief, plans and operations, Academy Brigade, Academy Health Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, 1983-1986;chief, special studies, Directorate of Combat Development, Academy of Health Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, since 1986. Hospital commander 16th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, Fort Riley Kansas 1986-1988.


Treasurer Nuernberg American Scholarship Fund, 1979-1982. Chairman finance Mount Gillead Baptist Church, San Antonio 1984. President Reserve Officers Training Corps Parent's Association, Nuernberg 1980-1982.

Member Big Red One Organization, United States Army Association, Reserve Officers Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fishing, hunting, jogging, weight-lifting.


Married Mable Lucile Blackwell, October 11, 1961. Children: Yvonne Michell Shelf, Richard Todd.