Biography

Rickert, Robert W. [LtCol XO 1stMR]

biography

The Colonel found an old friend, Major W.C. Reeves, whom he had known in Nicaragua; this old-timer came in with the regulars from Lejeune, and was soon Pullerís adjutant. Most of the officers around Puller were new to him: Lieutenant Colonels Robert Rickert, his executive officer, and the battalion commanders, Thomas L. Ridge, Allan Sutter and Jack Hawkins.