Audley C. Harris

Audley C. Harris

Audley C. Harris

Colonel Audley C. Harris was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 6 November 1945, class number 505.  His first duty assignment was as PIO, ASST Adj, Headquarters Co 222d Inf Regiment 42d Div, Vienna and Linz Austria;  Adj & Pers Officer, Headquarters Co 524 MP Bn, Linz, Austria;  Asst to C/S Zone Comd, Headquarters Co 16th Inf Regiment 1st Div, Austria-Salzburg Austria;  Plat Ldr, 902 Orgn Reserve Composite Gp, Athens, GA;  Plat Ldr, Hv Tk Co 124th Inf Florida Nat. Guard, Lake City, Florida;  Plat Ldr & Co Exec Off, Co C & Co D 1st Bn 322 Inf Regiment (Res), Athens, GA;  Asst G3, Headquarters 8th Inf Div, Fort Jackson, South Carolina;  Chief Economic Intelligence Section, 513th MI Gp USAREUR, Oberursel, Germany;  Liaison Officer, US Mil Liaison Mission to CINorth Carolina Soviet Forces East Germany, Potsdam, Germany; Comd Officer, Co A & Co E 325 Abn Inf, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  S-3 Air, Headquarters 325 Abn Inf, Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Senior Advisor Royal Saudi, USMTM, Saudi Arabia;  Arabian Parachute Corps Jidda, USMTM, Saudi Arabia;  Staff Officer Army War Room, Opns Directorate DCSOPS, Pentagon;  Staff Officer Latin America Branch Western Hemisphere Div, Opns Directorate DCSOPS;  Member IADB, JBUSD.C. 7 JMUSDC., OPNS Directorate DCSOPS;  CO Co C, 10th Special Forces Group, Bad Tolz, Germany;  Xo & D.C.O, 10th Special Forces Group, Bad Tolz, Germany;  Comd. Officer, 1st Bn 509th Inf Abn/Mecz, Mainz, Germany; Can Tho Republic of Vietnam, ACofS G3 IV Corps Adv Gp and G3 Adv IV Corps; Director, Evolution of Mil Strategy Studies, Dept of Strategy, USAWC, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. | Colonel Harris's military education and training includes: Infantry Advance Course (1956), Ranger Course (1956), Airborne Course (1956), Army Language School (German) (1952), Special Forces Course (1964). | His awards and decorations include: LM, BS w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, ARCOM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, PH, Republic of Vietnam, Gallantry Cross w Silver Star (two awards), Republic of Vietnam Staff Service Medal 1st Class, GS Ident Badge, CIB, EIB, Master Parachute Badge, Republic of Vietnam Master Parachute Badge, Ranger Tab.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

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    Legion of Merit

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