Charles G. Ray
Colonel Charles G. Ray was commissioned and Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer candidate School 3 September 1943, class number 292. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 406th Infantry, 102 Infantry Division, Camp Swift, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: XO, Company C, 406th Infantry, 102 Infantry Division, Camp Swift, Texas; S-3, 2d Battalion, 153d Infantry, Arkansas National Guard; Rifle Company Commander, Company G, 153d Infantry Arkansas National Guard; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters I Corps, Far East Command, Korea; Assistant Professor Military Science and Tactics, Missoula, Montana; Assistant Chief of Staff, J-1, Headquarters U.S. Military Assistance Command Thailand; Inspector General, Headquarters U.S. Army Training Center, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | Colonel Ray's awards and decorations include: Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit, Combat Infantryman Badge (2d Award).