Riley Glenn Breedlove - RIP      2022-11

CIDAA Forum: Deaths (Public): Riley Glenn Breedlove - RIP      2022-11
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ed German (Admin) on Sunday, March 12, 2023 - 09:51 pm:  Edit

Riley Glenn Breedlove



March 22, 1940 - November 29, 2022

Riley Glenn Breedlove, 82, of Pensacola, Florida passed away on Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Riley was born on March 22, 1940, to Houston and Julie Breedlove in Beechgrove, Tennessee.

Riley joined the U.S. Army a few days before his 18th birthday in 1958, with his mother signing for him so he could enlist. He completed basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and then the U.S. Army Military Police School at Fort Gordon, Georgia. After volunteering for and completing jump school, Riley was assigned to Mainz, Germany, for two years.

From Germany he went to Fort Campbell, Kentucky where he met and married the love of his life, Joan, in Nashville, Tennessee. In September 1966, Riley completed the U.S. Armyís Criminal Investigation school, followed by a ten-day drug course, before shipping out to Nha Trang, Vietnam for an assignment as a Special Agent with the U.S. Armyís Criminal Investigation Division (CID). During 1971-72 Riley served as the CIDís chief of the Narcotics Division in Seoul, South Korea.

Riley retired from the U.S. Army in 1978 as the Special Agent in Charge of the CID office at Homestead Air Force Base, Florida. Upon retirement, Riley worked for the State of Floridaís Division of Alcoholic Beverages.

Riley served for many years on the Criminal Investigation Division Agents Association (CIDAA) Board of Directors. He also served on the association as a 3rd Vice President (VP), 2nd VP, 1st VP, Parliamentarian, and two terms as the CIDAA President.

Riley Breedlove is sorely missed by many.


Above is the webmaster's limited attempt at an obituary with helpful content massaging from Warren Cox. It includes details online at various websites and in Riley's member profile published in The Badge in 2020.



Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Myron R. "Mike" Pickering (Picknet) on Friday, December 02, 2022 - 11:45 am:  Edit

Riley and I were PMI'S together at Fort Devens in 1964/1965ish...we both subsequently applied for the CID program. Shall miss him...my thoughts and prayers to Joan and family.

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ernest D. Hamm (Ernie) on Friday, December 02, 2022 - 10:49 am:  Edit

I received the following from Julius Brain:

"It is with deep regret that I announce that long time Florida CIDAA
Group member and past president of both the CIDAA and our group Riley
G. Breedlove passed away on 11/29/22 after a short hospital stay.

At this time no further details are available.

Charles Cooper"

Riley and Joan have been mainstays at CIDAA AGMís for a number of years.

Address can be found in CIDAA Gold Book

Never had the privilege of serving with Riley, but always enjoyed our brief times together at CIDAA gatherings.


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