Chesley B. Maddox, Jr.

Chesley B. Maddox, Jr.

Chesley B. Maddox, Jr.

Colonel Chesley B. Maddox, Jr. was commissioned an Signal Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 7 November 1952, class number II-10. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 77th Armored Infantry battalion, 7th Armored Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 3rd Battalion, 129th Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Assistant Regimental S-1, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fixed Wing Aviator, Headquarters Company, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Aircraft Maintenance Officer, 1st Aviation Company, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Rotary Wing Aviator and Commander, 8th Aviation Company, 8th Infantry Division, Mannheim, Germany; Chief, Aviation Section, Headquarters, Seventh Army Support Command, Mannheim, Germany; Chief, Plans Program and Budget Division and Chief, Comptroller and Operations Office, U.S. Army Signal Air Defense Engineering Agency; Staff Avionics and Signal Operations Officer, Headquarters, U.S. Army Support group, Saigon, Vietnam; Assistant Director of Maintenance, Lexington-Blue Grass Army Depot, Lexington, Kentucky; Project Officer, Log-Elec Division, Army Concept Team, Long Bien, Vietnam; Chief, Elec Division, Headquarters U.S. Army Materiel Command, Washington, D.C.; Project Manager and Director, Air Traffic Management Auto Center, Office of the PM for Army Tactical Data Systems and Selected Avionics. | Colonel Maddox's awards and decorations include: Republic of Vietnam Commendation Medal (with device, 60), National Defense Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf  Cluster), Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal (3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star (1 Oak Leaf Cluster).

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Signal Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_00688