Captain Stanley Arthur Blunt

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Captain Stanley Arthur Blunt

    Captain Stanley Arthur Blunt

    Captain Stanley Arthur Blunt commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 1-66 at Fort Benning, Georgia on January 14, 1966. His first duty assignment was as a Ranger Instructor, Company D, United States Army Infantry School (3151), Ft. Benning, Georgia.

    His subsequent duty assignments were: Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, United States Army Pacific Command (Republic of Vietnam); Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, United States Army Pacific Command (Republic of Vietnam); Assistant S-3, Headquarters and Headquarters Company 3rd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado; Regimental Staff Advisor, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Commanding Officer, Company D, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) Vietnam; S-2, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) Vietnam; Instructor, Ranger Department, 20th Company, 2d Student Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia; Advisor, 1st Regimental Assistance Command, United States Army Pacific Command (Republic of Vietnam).

    His military education consists of: Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Infantry Officer Candidate School, Airborne Officers Course, Vietnamese Language Course, Infantry Officers Advanced Course, and Special Forces Officer Course.

    His military awards include: The Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star with “V” Device, Bronze Star (5th Award), Purple Heart (2nd Award), Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, and Parachutist Badge.

    Additional Information

    • Rank

      Captain

    • Graduated From

      Officer Candidate School

    • Graduation Year

      1966

    • Key Assignment

      Advisor, 1st Regimental Assistance Command, United States Army Pacific Command (Republic of Vietnam).

    • Highest Award

      The Distinguished Service Cross

    • Year Inducted

      2020

    • Branch Of Service

      Army