CHARLES H. COSTIGAN
Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Costigan was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 2 November 1943, class number 303. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, 424th Infantry, European Theater. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, 106th Inf Div, Ardennes (Battle of the Bulge), Northern France & Rhineland Campaigns; Chief, Allied Liaison Section, Headquarters, 7th Army; Administrative Officer, Headquarters Comd; Professor of Military Science, Benedictine; Battalion Executive Officer, 17th Infantry, Korea; Battalion Commander, Regimental Executive, 7th Inf Div; Intelligence Staff Officer, ACSI, DA, Detailed on The Army General Staff; Assistant Army Attache, Office of the U.S. Army Attache Rome, Italy; Analysis and Review Officer, U.S. Army Infantry Board. | Lieutenant Colonel Costigan's awards and decorations include: Army General Staff Identification Badge; ROK Pres Unit Citation; Polish Silver Cross of Merit; Belgian Croix de Guerre; Belgian Croix Militare; CIB (2d award), Purple Heart. Bronze Star Medal w/V and w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters.