Arthur E. Lomax
Colonel Arthur E. Lomax was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 13 August 1942, class number 9. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry, European Theater of Operations. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Commander MG Plt, Co D, 175th Inf, European Theater of Operations; Assistant Provost Marshal, Headquarters Zone Command Austria, Austria; Company Executive Officer, Co H, 26th Inf, Germany; Company Commander, Co E, 14th Inf, Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion S3, Headquarters 2d Bn, 14th Inf, Fort Carson, Colorado; Infantry Adv 51st Mountain Div, FTT51, JUSMATT, Turkey; Inf Adv, Oklahoma NG, NG Adv GP Oklahoma; Instructor, Engineer School, The Engineer School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Battalion S3, Battalion Executive Officer, 3d ARB, 50th Inf, Wildflecken, Germany; Professor Military Science, ROTC Det, Memphis, Tennessee; PHS, ROTC Det, Memphis, Tennessee; Dep Sr Adv, MACV, Binh Thanh, Special Zone & Vn 10th Div, Vinh & Xuan Loc, Vietnam; Chief, Doctrine Div, USACDC.IA, Fort Benning, Georgia; USACDC. Ln O to Headquarters USARSO, Fort Amador, Canal Zone; Chief, Combat Developments Office, Headquarters, USARSO, Fort Amador, Canal Zone. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Arrowhead for D-Day, Normandy; Presidential Unit Citation; CIB w/Star; VN Cross of Gallantry w/Gold Star; ARCOM (Oak Leaf Cluster); AM (2Oak Leaf Cluster); BS (Oak Leaf Cluster); Legion of Merit.