Charles Conner, Jr.
Colonel Charles Conner, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 12-4th OC Co. on 28 April 1952. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Platoon Leader, 5th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, Indiantown, GAP Military Reservation, Pennsylvania. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Provost Marshal, 5th Infantry Division, Indiantown GAP, Pennsylvania; Executive Officer, D Company, 148th Infantry Regt. 37th Infantry Division, Toledo, Ohio; S-1, 1st Battalion 148th Inf. Reg. 37th Inf. Div. Ohio National Guard, Toledo, Ohio; Commanding Officer, 137th Military Police Company, Ohio National Guard, Toledo, Ohio; Assistant Provost Marshal, 37th Infantry Division, Ohio National Guard, Columbus, Ohio; Assistant Provost Marshal, Ohio Area Command, Ohio National Guard, Columbus, Ohio; Commander, 437th Military Police Battalion, Ohio National Guard, Youngstown, Ohio; Commander, 137th Supply and Service Battalion, Ohio National Guard, Toledo, Ohio; Commander, 371st Support Group, Ohio National Guard, Dayton, Ohio; and Manager, Advertising Service Department, Toledo Blade Newspaper, Toledo, Ohio. | Colonel Conner, Jr. is a graduate of Leaders Course Camp, Breckenridge, Kentucky; Infantry OCS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Command and General Staff College, Quartermaster General Course, 5th Infantry Division Leaders Course, Military Police Associate Officer, Fort Gordon, Georgia. | His military awards include: Legion of Merit, Army Commendation Medal, Humanitarian Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Ohio Special Service Ribbon, Ohio Faithful Service Ribbon.