Ben H. Penton

PENTON,BEN

Ben H. Penton

Colonel Ben H. Penton was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-55, 19 August 1955. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 560th Engineer Battalion, Georgia Army National Guard (GaARNG), Columbus, Georgia. |His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company D, 560th Engineer Battalion, GaARNG, Columbus, Georgia; Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, Company E (Bridge), 560th Engineer Battalion, GaARNG, Columbus, Georgia; Adjutant/S-1, Assistant  S-3, S-3 and Executive Officer, 560th Engineer Battalion, GaARNG, Columbus, Georgia; Construction and Facilities Manager and Assistant G-4, GaARNG Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia; Battalion Commander, 560th Engineer Battalion, GaARNG, Columbus, Georgia; Executive Officer and Acting Group Commander, 265th Engineer Group, GaARNG, Atlanta, Georgia; Inspector General/G-1 and Chief of Staff, Command and Control Headquarters, GaARNG, Decatur, Georgia; Executive Officer, Troop Command, GaARNG, Atlanta, Georgia; Special Staff Officer to the Commander, U.S. Army, Natick Research and Development Center, Natick, Massachusetts. | After 38 years of military service, he retired and as a civilian retired as County Manager, Harris County, Georgia.

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Graduated From
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Company D, 560th Engineer Battalion, GaARNG, Columbus, Georgia
Highest Award
Unavailable
Year Inducted
1997
Branch Of Service
Engineer
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01872

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