Arnold J. Canada

Arnold J. Canada

Arnold J. Canada

Colonel Arnold J. Canada was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 August 1970. His first duty assignment was as Company Commander/Training Officer, 6th Battalion, 2d Brigade, Basic Combat Training, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Chief, Materiel Systems Division, Directorate of Combat Developments, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia;  Director of Plans and Training, Company A, U.S. Army Garrison Headquarters, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Chief, Concepts Development Airland Battle Future Special Study Group, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Instructor, Center For Army Tactics, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Brigade S-4, 2d Brigade, 3d Infantry, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Kitzingen, Germany; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Kitzingen, Germany; Battalion Operations Officer, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry (Mechanized), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Kitzingen, Germany; Assistant G3 Training Officer, 3d Infantry Division (Mechanized), Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Wurzburg, Germany; Chief, Quality Assurance Branch Army Extension Training, U.S. Army Training Support Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Training Development Officer, U.S. Army Training Support Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, 193d Infantry Brigade, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Kobbe, Panama; Company Commander, Company B, 4th Battalion 10th Infantry, Fort Gulick, Panama; Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, 4th Battalion, 10th Infantry, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Davis, Panama; Motor Officer, 4th Battalion, 10th Infantry, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Davis, Panama; Company Executive Officer, 4th Battalion, 10th Infantry, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Davis, Panama; Battalion Operations Officer, 2d Basic Combat Training Brigade, 5th Battalion Headquarters, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Commander, Echo Company, 3d Brigade, 2d Battalion, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Chief, Dismounted Warfighting Battle Lab, U.S. Army Infantry School, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Benning, Georgia. His military education and training includes: Command and General Staff College; Contracting Office Representative;  Infantry Officer Advance; Chemical, Biological, Radiation Officer Basic. Colonel Canada is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Stout Menomonie, Wisconsin; Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts. | Colonel Canada's military awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal (4), Army Commendation Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal (2), National Defense Service Medal (2), and Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star (1).

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Chief | Dismounted Warfighting Battle Lab | U.S. Army Infantry School | Headquarters and Headquarters Company | Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01650