Angelo E. Pilla

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Angelo E. Pilla

Angelo E. Pilla

Colonel Angelo E. Pilla was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 13 March 1942,  class number 49. His first duty assignment was as Acting Platoon Leader, Company e, 181st Infantry. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive Officer, 389th Infantry, Camp Breckenridge, Kentucky; Company Commander, E Co, 253d Inf Regiment, Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi; Chief Tng Off, Plans & Tng Off, Repl Tng Gp, 63d Div, 63d Div Repl Tng Gp; Company Commander, 351st Infantry, TRUST; Battalion Instructor, Tng Off Natl Guard Instr Gp, 104th Inf, 26th Div; Battalion Executive Officer, 7th Inf Regiment, Korea; Tng Off, Tng Div, G3 Sec; Eighth U.S. Army (Fwd), Korea; Battalion Commander, 1st Bn, 1st Tng Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Chief, Faculty Section, Sp Tng Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Chief, Opn Br, Headquarters Adv Wpns Spt Command, USAREUR; Chief, Pub & Svc Br, Admin Div, OACSI DA, Pentagon; Acting Chief Administrative Division, DPP&A, OACSI DA; Chief, Admin Office, OACSI DA; G2/G3 Adv, 2d ROK Army, Det R, KMAG; Actg Ch, P&O Div, D.CSO&T, Headquarters, Third U.S. Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | Colonel Pilla's awards and decorations include  Fr Croix de Guerre w/Silver; PH & 2C; ARCOM w/1C; Bronze Star Medal w/2C; Bronze Star Medal; Distinguished Service Cross.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Cross

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00279