Bohuslav Z. Kostka

KOSTKA,BOHUSLAV
Bohuslav Z. Kostka

Bohuslav Z. Kostka

Colonel Bohuslav Z. Kostka was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 13 December 1945, class number 518. His first duty assignment was as Guerrilla Investigator, G-3 Section, Headquarters, Armed Forced, Manila, Philippine. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Weapons Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 355 Infantry Regiment, Organized Reserves; Weapons Platoon Leader, Company D, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Primary Instructor, Infantry School Detachment, The Infantry School; Assistant S-3, Headquarters, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Company Commander, Company M, 3d Battalion, 53d Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington;  PMST, Rockford Illinois High School, ROTC, Det 18, USA ROTC Instructor Group, XI USA Corps; Province Advisor, Military Advisor Assistance Group, Saigon, II Corps, Phan Rang, Vietnam; Action Officer, Personal Division, ORC Headquarters, DA; Chief, Legislative Requirements Branch, ORC, DA; J-3, B-3, Action and Briefing Officer, Headquarters Staff, CINCPAC, Honolulu, Hawaii; Commander, Airborne Command Post Team #6, JCS War Plans Implementation, Honolulu, Hawaii; Chief, RF and PF Division, CORDS, MR IV, Advisory, USMACV, USAPAC, Vietnam; Military Senior Advisor, CORDS, MR IV, Vietnam; Senior Army Advisor, U.S. Army Advisor Group, USAR, St. Louis Missouri; Senior Advisor, Army Readiness Region V, Fifth U.S. Army. | Colonel Kostka's awards and decorations include: Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Join Service Commendation Medal, Air Medal (2), Legion Of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Aircraft Crewman Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1976

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00756