Alfonso E. Lenhardt

Alfonso E. Lenhardt

Alfonso E. Lenhardt

Brigadier General Alfonso E. Lenhardt was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School on 19 October1966. His first assignment was as Tactical Officer, Infantry Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, 4/12 Infantry, 199 Light Infantry Bde, Vietnam;  Commander, Company A, 10 BN 4 AIT Bde, Fort Gordon, ga;  Chief, MP Branch, 4 AIT Bde, Fort Gordon, ga;  Assistant S2/S3, 4 AIT Bde HHC, Fort Gordon, ga;  Staff Action Officer, HQ USA Criminal Investigation Division, Washington D.C.; Commander, CID Field Office, Fort Eustis, Virginia;  Operations Officer, 759th Military Police Battalion, Fort Dix, New Jersey;  Battalion Executive Officer, 759th Military Police Battalion, Fort Dix, New Jersey;  Company Tactical Officer, U.S. Massachusetts, West Point, New York; Chief, Policy Branch, HQ USAREUR, Heidelberg, Germany;  Commander, 385th MP Battalion, Kornwestheim, Germany;  Military Assistant, OSD, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.;  Executive Officer, SDIO, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.;  Commander, 18th MP Brigade, Frankfurt, Germany; and Deputy Provost Marshal, HQ USA Europe, Kafertal, Germany; and Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois | General Lenhardt’s civilian education includes: University of Michigan, Human Resource Development;  Harvard University, Senior Officials in National Security;  Central Michigan University, Massachusetts-Public Administration; Wichita State University, Mississippi-Admin of Justice;  FBI National Academy, Special Agent Course;  and University of Nebraska, BS-Criminal Justice. His military schools attended include: National War College, Command and General Staff College, Criminal Investigation and Logistics Course, Criminal Investigators Course, Military Police Officer Advance Course, Physical Security Course, and Airborne School. | His military awards include:  Combat Infantryman’s Badge; Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit; Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 oak leaf Clusters;  Purple Heart;  Air Medal (2 Awards);  Joint Service Commendation Medal;  Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 oak leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal;  Good Conduct Medal;  National Defense Service Commendation Medal; and Vietnamese Cross of gallantry w/ Palm.

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  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01427