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John B. Richardson IV was born on 17 April, 1968 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., is a U.S. Army general. Discover John B. Richardson IV's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is he in this year and how he spends money? Also learn how he earned most of networth at the age of 55 years old?

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Age 55 years old
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Born 17 April, 1968
Birthday 17 April
Birthplace Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Nationality United States

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He was next assigned to the 1st Infantry Division serving as a battalion adjutant, tank company commander, and headquarters and headquarters company commander with the 1st Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment at Fort Riley, Kansas.

While assigned to 1st Infantry Division he deployed to Bosnia (IFOR) as the command liaison officer to the Nordic-Polish Brigade.

He then served as a Company Tactical Officer at West Point.

As a major he was assigned to the 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment.


His great-grandfather, Colonel John B. Richardson, Sr., earned the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest award for valor, during World War I, and his paternal grandfather served as an infantry battalion commander in the European Theater during World War II and commanded the 5th Cavalry Regiment in the 1st Cavalry Division in Japan and Korea 1953–54.

His maternal grandparents were educators.


His first assignment was with the 1st Armored Division serving as a tank platoon leader, tank company executive officer, and battalion maintenance officer in 4th Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment in Friedberg, Germany.


John Buchanan Richardson IV (born April 17, 1968) is a retired United States Army major general.

He served as Commanding General of the 1st Cavalry Division from July 2021 to July 2023.


His maternal grandfather, Dr. H. Donald Loucks, graduated from the University of Florida, completed ROTC and served as a math professor and basketball coach at West Point, then a professor of physical education and the first NCAA basketball and tennis coach at Florida State University and was a 1985 inductee into the FSU Athletic Hall of Fame.

His paternal grandmother graduated from Wellesley College, and his maternal grandmother graduated from Florida State College for Women.


He grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and attended Maclay School where he held numerous student leadership positions, active in sports, and graduated in 1987.


Richardson is a 1991 graduate of the United States Military Academy.

John B. Richardson IV was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to John B. Richardson III and Judith Ann Loucks.

His father served in the Federal Bureau of Investigation and later became a Certified Public Accountant and Forensic Accountant.

His mother is an Attorney.

Richardson attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and graduated in 1991, the fifth member of his family to attend West Point.

He comes from an "old Army" family on his paternal side going back four generations.

Richardson married his high school sweetheart Deanie in 1991 after her graduation from Florida State University, they have two children, Mary who attends Georgetown University Law and Johnny is an undergrad at University of Tennessee.

Richardson was commissioned as an Armor Officer in 1991 from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

He is a proud Armored Cavalryman.


In the 2d ACR he served as the squadron operations officer for 2d Squadron in Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq 2003-2004.

Upon re-deployment he served as the regimental operations officer for the 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Polk, Louisiana.


In 2005, he deployed a second time to Iraq as the Aide-de-Camp to the Commanding General of Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq.

He then served as a Career Manager in Armor Branch at U.S. Army Human Resources Command.


As a lieutenant colonel from 2007 to 2009, he served as the squadron commander of 5th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment in the 1st Infantry Division.


During this command the squadron deployed to northwest Baghdad from 2008 to 2009.


While attending Harvard University, in 2011 he published a monograph with a case study which provides a means for analyzing the complexity of organizational leadership: Real Leadership and the U.S. Army: Overcoming a Failure of Imagination to Conduct Adaptive Work (ISBN 9781304238597).

The study presents a high-stakes problem set requiring an operational adaptation by a cavalry squadron in Baghdad, Iraq.

This problematic reality triggers the struggle in finding a creative solution, as organizational culture serves as a barrier against overturning accepted norms that have proven successful in the past, even if they do not fit the current reality.

The case study highlights leaders who are constrained by assumptions and therefore suffer the consequences of failing to adapt quickly to a changed environment.

Emphasizing the importance of reflection, adaptation, and a willingness to experiment and assume prudent risk to seize opportunities, the case study transitions to an example of a successful application of adaptive leadership and adaptive work performed by the organization.

In 2011, he assumed command as the 74th Colonel of the 3d Cavalry Regiment (Brave Rifles) at Fort Hood, Texas.

Following regimental command, he served in the Pentagon on the Joint Staff.

After the tour in the Pentagon he deployed to Iraq in the fight against ISIS in Mosul serving as the Deputy Commanding General for 1st Infantry Division/CJFLCC-Operation Inherent Resolve.

Returning from his fourth combat tour in Iraq, he then served as the Deputy Commanding General for the 3rd Infantry Division where he deployed to Afghanistan and commanded Train, Advise, Assist Command-East (TAAC-East) in the fight against ISIS-K and the Taliban.


He was honored as Maclay's 2015 Distinguished Alumnus.


In June 2018, he returned to the Pentagon and served on the Army Staff as the Director for Readiness, Operations, and Mobilization in the G3/5/7.


and Deputy Commanding General of the III Corps from September 2, 2020, to July 2021.

Before that, he served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans, and Training of the United States Army Forces Command.