June 1974 – June 2014 (40 years 3 days)
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Ricardo G. Singleton, who is a Mount Vernon, New York resident and a 1974 graduate of Mount Vernon High School, had been a member of the United States Army for 40 years. He first enlisted into the Army in 1974, and served for seven and a half years on active duty. He obtained his commission as a Second Lieutenant through the Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) at Fordham University, Bronx, New York, in 1985.
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Singleton's, last tour of duty was in Laghman, Afghanistan, where he was the Deputy Commanding Officer of the Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT), a unit introduced by the United States Government, consisting of military officers, diplomats, and reconstruction subject matter experts, working to support reconstruction efforts in unstable areas of Afghanistan.
His most recent tour of duty is just one of many military operations he has participated in. Such as, he has supported Operation Desert shield/Desert Storm, served in Operation Joint Endeavor in Bosnia, Operation Iraqi Freedom in Iraq, and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Assistant to David Boies, Chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP,
February 2000 – Present (19 years 10 months)
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Ricardo Singleton works for the Law firm of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Where he is the Assistant to David Boies, Who is Chairman of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, the largest law firm in Westchester County. Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Singleton is a Case Manager,/Paralegal, at the firm where he has worked for 19 years and 10 months. He is single and has one daughter, Makayla, who is 7 years old, and three Yorkies: Gary, Scarlett and Olivia.