BG Paul Costilow

BG Paul Costilow

BG Costilow graduated from the University of Oklahoma where he received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery on 4 August 1968.

BG Costilow’s previous assignments include: Aviation Platoon Leader, 243rd Aviation Company, Republic of Vietnam Aviation Platoon Leader, 154th Aviation Company, Fort Sill, Oklahoma;Flight Operations Officer, 178th Aviation Company, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Flight Scheduling Officer, 178th Aviation Company, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Control Group (Reinforcement); Pilot OH-58, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Edmond, Oklahoma; Pilot OH-58, Detachment 2, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Lexington, Oklahoma; Section Commander, Detachment 2, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Lexington, Oklahoma; Helicopter Pilot, Detachment; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Lexington, Oklahoma; Brigade Aviation Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Lexington, Oklahoma; Airfield Commander, Headquarters, State Area Command, Lexington, Oklahoma; Aviation Executive Officer, Troop Command (Aviation), Norman, Oklahoma; Aviation Commander, Troop Command (Aviation), Norman, Oklahoma; S-3 Air, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Liaison Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Director, Information Management, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Chief, Information Management Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; State Aviation Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, State Area Command, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

BG Costilow’s awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal;Air Medal (with Bronze Numeral #16);Army Commendation Medal; Army Reserve Component;Achievement Medal (with Silver Oak Leaf Cluster); National Defense Service Medal (with Bronze Service Star);Vietnam Service Medal (with three Bronze Service Stars); Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal (with Silver Hourglass); Army Service Ribbon; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (with 60 Device);Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation (with Palm Device)

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