Allen Earlene Tackett

TACKETT,ALLEN
Allen Earlene Tackett

Allen Earlene Tackett

Colonel Allen Earlene Tackett was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 29 May 1967.  His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Operational Detachment A, Company F (-), 19th Special Forces Group (Adn), 1st Special Forces, Charleston, West Virginia. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Detachment Commander, Operations Detachment A, Company F (-) 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Charleston, West Virginia;  Detachment Commander, Administrative Detachment, Group F (-) 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Charleston, West Virginia;  Communications and Electronics Staff Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Special Forces Bn, 19th Special Forces Group ( Airborne), Charleston, West Virginia;   Battalion, S-4, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Special Forces Bn, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Charleston, West Virginia;  Company Commander, Company A, 2d Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) 1st Special Forces, Charleston, West Virginia;  Battalion, S-3, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, 1st Special  Forces, Huntington, West Virginia;  Executive Officer, Battalion, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces, Huntington, West Virginia;  Battalion Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 2d Special Forces Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Huntington, West Virginia;  Maintenance Officer, Headquarters, West Virginia State Area Command, Charleston, West Virginia;  Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics, Headquarters, West Virginia State Area Command, Charleston, West Virginia; and DCSLOG (Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics) Headquarters, West Virginia State Area Command (-), Charleston, West Virginia. | Military schools attended include:  Command and General Staff College, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Airborne Basic, U.S. Army Infantry School Fort Benning, Georgia , Infantry Officers Candidate School (RC) Course, Jumpmaster Course, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Unit Maintenance Management Systems, Techniques of Special Operations-John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ First Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal v w/ Four Oak Leaf Clusters,  Humanitarian Service Medal,  Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ one Ten-Year Device, Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon w/ Numeral 2, Royal Thai Parachutist Badge,  Master Parachutist Badge,  Special Forces Tab, West Virginia Service Medal w/ two X Devices, West Virginia Emergency Service Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01465