Arthur H. Kennedy

KENNEDY,ARTHUR

Arthur H. Kennedy

Colonel Arthur Hobbs Kennedy was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 October 1942, Class Number 76. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 354 Infantry, 89th Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Bn S2, Headquarters Co, 1st Bn, 354 Inf, 89th Div, Fort Carson, Colorado; Plat Ldr & Co Comdr., Co G, 502d Prcht Inf, 101st Abn Div, European Theater; Co Comdr, Co I, 502d Prcht Inf, 101st Abn Div, European Theater; Co Comdr, Co G, 504th Abn Inf, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Bn S3, 3d Bn, 504th Abn Inf, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Regiment Adj, Regiment S3, Headquarters Co, 504th Abn Inf, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Trng O G3 Section, 7th Div, Headquarters Co 7th Inf Div, Japan; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters Co 7th Inf Div, 7th Div CG Gen Barr-Korea; Instructor, Inf School Staff & Faculty, Fort Benning, Georgia; G3 Sec Tng Officer, Headquarters, USARCARIB; G3 Sec Plans Officer, Headquarters, USARCARIB; Ex O, 2d BG, 503d Inf, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Abn Adv Chinese Nationalist Abn Regiment, ARSEC MAAG Taiwan; Br Ch Mil Prog Br, Staff Officer Trp Prog Br, Chief Trp Prog Br, Headquarters, DA ODCSPER; Chief Jt Obs Team, UNorth Carolina MAC Korea; Ch Trp Prog Br G3, Asst Ch FD Div, G3, Headquarters, USARPAC; Ch Mpr Utilization, Headquarters DA ACSFOR. | Colonel Kennedy's awards and decorations include: Orange Lanyard, Belgium Fouragere, Belgium Croix de Guerre w/Palm; Master Prchts Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, Dept of Army Staff Badge, Army Commendation, Joint Commendation, Purple Heart, Bronze Star w/Cluster, Legion of Merit w/2 Clusters.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Bn S2, Headquarters Co, 1st Bn, 354 Inf, 89th Div, Fort Carson, Colorado
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
1972
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00589

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