Benedict L. Freund
Colonel Benedict L. Freund was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 12 August 1942, Class Number 48. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company M, 301 Infantry, 94 Division, Fort Custer, Michigan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Company M, 301 Infantry, 94th Division, Camp Phillips, Kansas and Europe; Company Commander, Company C, 512th MP Battalion, Germany; Company Commander, Company A, 315th Infantry, 79th Division, USAR, Philadelphia, PA; Unit Training Officer, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Operations Officer, G-3 Section, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Operations and Training Officer, 8015 Army Unit, Camp McGill, Japan; Operations Officer, Headquarters Detachment, The School Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; Student, Infantry Officer Advance Course; Instructor, Logistics Command, Staff Dept, Company D, Infantry School Det, Fort Benning, GA; Assistant Dir Instruction, Plans Section, Company D, Infantry School Det, Fort Lewis, Washington; Assistant G-4, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4 Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Student, Command and General Staff College; Chief, Real Property Sec, Installations Branch, Log Division, Headquarters USAREUR, Germany; Assistant Chief, Installations Branch, Log Division, Headquarters, USAREUR, Germany; Battalion Commander, Headquarters 6th Missile Battalion, 61st Artillery, Germany; Executive Officer, Directorate of Installments and Logistics, Washington, D.C.; Commodity Manager, Office Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, USA, Washington, D.C; Commander, USA Wound Data and Munitions Effectiveness Team, Vietnam; Deputy Chief, Physical and Engineering Sciences Division, Office, Chief of Research and Development, USA, Washington, D.C.; Commander, USA Research and Development Group, London, England. | Colonel Freund's awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; MSM; Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster; ARCOM; Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation.