Aloysuis T. Rolfes

Aloysuis T. Rolfes

Aloysuis T. Rolfes

Colonel Aloysius Theodore Rolfes was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 16 February 1943. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Company E, 165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, Central Pacific Theater. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Company E, 165th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division, Central Pacific; Company Commander, Company K, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, LeMars, Iowa; Adjutant, Headquarters, 3d Battalion, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa; Operations and Training S-3, Headquarters 3d Battalion, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa; Executive Officer, Headquarters 3d Battalion, 133d Infantry Iowa Army National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa;  Deputy Commander, Headquarters 2d Battle Group, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa; Executive Officer, Headquarters 2d Battle Group, 133d Infantry, Iowa Army National Guard, Sioux City, Iowa; Executive Officer, 234th Transportation Group (Truck), Iowa Army National Guard, Fort Dodge, Iowa; Executive Officer, Headquarters 34th Brigade, Iowa Army National Guard, Boone, Iowa; Director, Personnel and Administration, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Section Chief, Selective Service Section, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa. | His military education and training includes: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Associate Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Associate Command and General Staff Officer Course, Senior Officer Maintenance Course, Brigade Staff Officer Refresher Course, Supervisor Courses for the Technician Program, Collective Bargaining Training, Personnel Management for Executives, and the Selective Service Course Phase I. | His military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with two Hourglass Devices, the Iowa National Guard Meritorious Service Medal, and the Iowa National Guard State Service Ribbon for 30 years of service. | Colonel Rolfes also served as Archivist for the Iowa National Records Center and as Secretary/Treasurer for the Iowa National Guard Memorial Commission and as Director for the Iowa National Guard Gold Star Museum.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Section Chief | Selective Service Section | Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment | Iowa Army National Guard | Camp Dodge, Iowa

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01712