Bernard P. Kozosky

Bernard P. Kozosky

Bernard P. Kozosky

Colonel Bernard Paul Kozosky was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 525, 29 October 1968. His first duty assignment was as Range Control Officer, Dept of Maintenance, Training Leadership Training Division, U.S. Army Aviation School, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Observation Pilot, USAAVNS, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Reconnaissance Pilot, 21st Recon Airplane Company, 212th Combat Aviation Battalion, Chu Lai, Vietnam; Flight Operations Officer, 72d Air Traffic Control Company, 53d Aviation Battalion, Fort Rucker, Alabama; S-1, 53d Aviation Battalion, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Assistant Adjutant General, 103d Support Brigade, Des Moines, Iowa; Commander/Personnel Officer, 974th Personnel Service Company, Des Moines, Iowa; Air Drop Plans Officer, 103d Corps Support Command, Des Moines, Iowa; Aviation Safety Officer, 248th Aviation Battalion, Boone, Iowa; S-1, 248th Aviation Battalion, Boone, Iowa; Executive Officer, 248th Aviation Battalion, Boone, Iowa; Troop Commander, Troop D (Air), 1st Squadron, 194th Cavalry, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Logistics Staff Officer, Headquarters State Area Command, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Chief Examiner, Headquarters State Area Command, Iowa Army National Guard, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Executive Officer, 113th Support Group, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Commander, 34th Military Police Battalion, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Commander, 34th Military Police Battalion, Saudi Arabia; Commander, 34th Military Police Battalion, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Executive Officer, 113th Support Group, Camp Dodge, Iowa; Commandant, Det 4 Headquarters State Area Command (Iowa Military Academy), Camp Dodge, Iowa; Commandant, Detachment 4 Headquarters State Area Command (Iowa Military Academy), Camp Dodge, Iowa. | Colonel Kozosky's military education and training includes: Image Interpreter Course, Basic Airborne Course, Infantry Officer Candidate School, Methods of Instruction Course, Basic Fixed Wing Aviator Course, Advanced Fixed Wing Aviator Course, Aviator Survival Course, Accident Prevention Course, Premobilization Legal Counsel-Rotary Wing Transition Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Aviation Nap of the Earth Course, Aviation Mishap Prevention Course, Aviation Night Vision Goggle School, U.S. Army Command and General Staff Course, U.S. Army Precommand Course and the Reserve Components National Security Course. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, the Air Medal (19th Award) with V device (1 Award), Army Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Clusters, the National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star Device, the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, the Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Bronze Star Devices, the Southwest Asia Service Medal w/2 Bronze Star Devices, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Hourglass Device, the Army Service Ribbon, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Bronze Star Device, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, 3 Overseas Bars, the Master Army Aviator Badge, the Parachutist Badge, the Expert Pistol Marksmanship Badge, the Iowa State Service Ribbon w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Iowa Adjutant General's Medallion.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | Detachment 4 Headquarters | State Area Command (Iowas Military Academy) | Camp Dodge, Iowa

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01688