Arthur M. Friedman
Colonel Arthur M. Friedman was commissioned from OCS Class Number 38 in November of 1952. He spent the next four years serving in duty positions at company level in Korea and Hawaii. In 1957 he was assigned to the Infantry School at Fort Benning with the weapons committee and then transferred to Fort Gordon also as an Instructor. | As a Military Police Officer, he took command of the 61st MP Company in Verdun, France in July of 1959. After attending his Branch Advance Course he was assigned to the Enlisted Personnel Directorate in Department of the Army. He then attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth. Upon completion of the course he became the Chief of the Enforcement Branch in the Provost Marshal Division of Headquarters Military Assistance Command, Vietnam. Upon his return in July 1968, he assumed command of the 30th Military Police Battalion at the Presidio of San Francisco. He was then designated as Commander of the Fort Dix Confinement Facility. In June of 1971 he became Chief of the Plans Branch in the Office of the Provost Marshal General in Washington, D.C. He again returned to Fort Dix in January 1973 as the Provost Marshal before attending the Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base. | Colonel Friedman's awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Expert Infantryman Badge.