Arthur H. Kennedy

KENNEDY,ARTHUR
Arthur H. Kennedy

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.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1972

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00589