Benjamin F. Peters, Jr.

PETERS,JR.,BENJAMIN
Benjamin F. Peters, Jr.

Benjamin F. Peters, Jr.

Captain Benjamin F. Peters, Jr. was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 36-67, 22 June 1967. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, B Company, 1th Battalion, 36th Infantry, 3rd Armored Division, United States Army, Europe. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Support Platoon Leader, Headquarter and Headquarter Company, United States Army, 1st Battalion 36th Infantry, 3rd Armored Division, Europe; Company Commander, Company C, 1st Battalion 36th Infantry, United States Army Europe, 3rd Armored Division; S-5, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Air Mobile United States Army, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 2nd Battalion 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Mobile), United States Army, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commander, Company B, 2nd Battalion 506th Infantry 101st Airborne Division (Air Mobile), United States Army, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion 325th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Flight Operations Specialist, 12th Company, 1st Aviation Brigade, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Career Counselor, 558th Artillery Group, Athens, Greece; Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Security, 138th Ordnance Company, Nuclear Weapons Storage Site, Athens, Greece; Platoon Sergeant, E Company 30th Infantry, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Flight Dispatch Chief, 12th Company, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | His military awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Bronze Star (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Purple Heart Medal, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal 3rd Award, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, 1st Award, National Defense Service Medal , Vietnam Service Medal with 1 Silver Service Star, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with 60 device, Expeditionary Medal with one Bronze Star, Presidential Unit Citation 2/506 Infantry, 101 Airborne Division.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Captain

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    2010

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02517