Albert S. Rakas
Colonel Albert S. Rakas was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 3 March 1945, class number 410?. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Camp Blanding, Florida. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Platoon Leader, Company K, 130 Infantry, 33d Infantry Division; Labor Service Officer, 86th Labor Supervision Company, EUCOM, Rhine general Depot; Labor Relations Officer, 7982nd Labor Supervision Detachment; Assistant Prof Military Science and Tactics, Detachment #3, ROTC Instructor, Group St. Thomas, St. Paul; Labor Relations Officer, S-5, 8019th Detachment, AFFE; Commanding Officer, Company H, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division; Comptroller, Labor Officer, S-5, Headquarters Camp Whillington, Japan; S-5 Legal Officer, USA, Camp Drew General Depot; Operations Officer, USA, Recruiting Main Station, Chicago, Illinois; Detachment Commanding Officer, Headquarters, EUSAPC, USARPAC, Korea; S-5, Legal Officer, Headquarters ASCOM Area Command, Korea; Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Army Air defense Center, Fort Bliss, Texas; Judge Advocate, USACOM Munich; Chief, International Affairs Division, Headquarters Europe; Deputy Commandant, Director of Academics, The Judge Advocate General's School. | His awards and decorations include: Commendation Ribbons (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster).