Arthur J. Keinarth

Arthur J. Keinarth

Arthur J. Keinarth

Colonel Arthur J. Keinarth was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 29 August 1944. His first duty assignment was as Parachute Infantry Platoon Leader, Company G, 3rd Battalion, 188 Parachute Infantry, Luzon, Philippine Islands (Pacific Theatre). | His subsequent duty assignments include: CO, Hq Company, 136 Tk Bn, 36 Division, Ngus, Texas; G-3, 75 Mac, USAR, Houston, Texas; Reports Officer and Chief Report, MACV, VN; Pers Staff Officer, Chief, U.S. Army Psy Dis Agency, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. | Military schools attended include: Parachute School, Armor School Assoc & Adv, U.S. Army Command and General Staff, U.S. Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge w/Star, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, AF Reserve Medal (20 Years), Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Foreign-VN Civilian Medal.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1988

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01235