Ben W. Weiner


Ben W. Weiner

Colonel Ben W.K. Weiner was commissioned as an Air Defense Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-78, 7 December 1978. His first duty assignment was a Security Officer, 44th Air Defense Detachment, Zelo, Italy. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Brigade Plans and Training Officer, Battery Commander, United States Army Air Defense School, Fort Bliss, Texas; Division Public Affairs Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade, Goeppingen, Germany; Instructor and Chief, Officer Advance Course, Battery Commander, Alpha Battery, 1st Battalion, 6th Air Defense; Brigade Provisional Commander and Brigade Adjutant, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 11th Air Defense Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas; Chief Collective Training, G3, Headquarters, Frankfurt, Germany; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, Air Defense Battalion, Kaiserlautherm, Germany; Inspector General Investigator, United States Army Headquarters Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Public Affairs Officer, Headquarters, United States Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Director Press Information Center, 1st Calvary Division, Bosnia, Balkans; Battalion Commander, United States Army Combine Arms School, Fort Bliss, Texas; Director European Command Public Affairs Office, United States Army Elements, Headquarters European Command, Vaihingen, Germany; Special Assistant to Public Affairs Officer, Headquarters, United States Army Force Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | His military awards and decorations include: the Defense Superior Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 6 Oak Leaf Clustesr, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal wi/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ 2 Stars, Army Field Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon w/ Numeral 4, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal and Parachute Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Brigade Plans and Training Officer, Battery Commander, United States Army Air Defense School, Fort Bliss, Texas
Highest Award
Defense Superior Service Medal
Graduation Year
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service
Air Defense Artillery

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