Charles G. Ives
Colonel Charles G. Ives was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 7 December 1943, Class Number 309. His first duty assignment was Infantry Replacement Training Center. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Airborne Infantry Platoon Leader, Company D, 193d Glider Regiment, 17th Airborne Division, Camp Mackall, NC and Camp Forrest, TN; Heavy Machine Gun Platoon Leader, Company H, 289th Infantry , 75th Infantry Division, Camp Breckenridge, KY and European Theater of Operations; Rifle Company Commander, Company G, 289th Infantry, 75th Infantry Division, Camp Breckenridge, KY and European Theater of Operations; Battalion Executive Officer and Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Korea; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 32d Infantry, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; PMS&T Owensboro High Schools, Owensboro, KY; Battalion Advisor to the 224th Armored Infantry Battalion, 40th Armored Division, California National Guard, San Bernadino, CA; PMS, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV; Provost Marshal for the City of Stuttgart, Germany; Inspector General, Western Area Command, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Secretary to the General Staff, Northern Area Command, Frankfort, Germany; Instructor, Corps and Army Section, Department of Larger Unit Operations, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Secretary to the General Staff, Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army Garrison and Combined Arms Group, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Deputy Chief of Staff Personnel, Headquarters Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sheridan, IL. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit; Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart; Good Conduct Medal; American Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal; Army of Occupation Medal (Germany); National Defense Service Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Korean Service Medal; United Nations Service Medal; Combat Infantryman Badge and Glider Badge. | Military schools attended include: The Infantry School-Advanced Course; USA Intelligence, Military Police and Special Weapons School-Atomic Target Analysis Course; AG School-Government Occupation Course; Armor School-Armor Officers Refresher Course; Camp Desert Rock-Atomic Devices Course; U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. | He is active in community affairs and presently serves on the Governors Manpower and Training Board, The Ranchos de Placitas Sanitation District Board, and the Board of the El Pueblo Health Clinic in Bernalillo, NM.