Allan L. Bogardus


Allan L. Bogardus

Colonel Allan L. Bogardus was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 6 July 1942, class number 29. His first duty assignment was as Company Executive Officer, Company E, 331 Infantry, 83rd Division, Camp Atterbury. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Co L, 291 Inf, 75th Div, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion Commander, 1st Bn, 291 Inf, 75th Div, European Theater of Operations; Intl Staff O, Headquarters, USAFIK, Korea; Instructor, Staff Dep, Headquarters, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Ch Special Operations Br, G-2, Eighth Army Korea, Korea; Ch Special Operations Br, G-2, AFFE, Japan, Japan; Ch Plans Br, OCRD, OCRD, DA Washington, D.C.; Chief of Mission, U.S.A. Mission, ECUADOR; Deputy Chief of Staff, Intel, Headquarters First Army, Fort Jay, New Jersey; Ch International Div (R&D), Headquarters USAMC, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: ARDON Calderon 1st Cl; Distinguished Service Military Service Medal w/Silver Star (Korea); Combat Infantryman Badge; Purple Heart; Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Legion of Merit; Silver Star.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Company Commander, Co L, 291 Inf, 75th Div, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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