Clark A. Burnett

Clark A. Burnett

Clark A. Burnett

Colonel Clark A. Burnett was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 63-53, 4 August 1953. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Primary Flight Student, Gary Air Force Base, San Marcos, Texas; Advance Flight Training, Camp Rucker, Alabama; U.S. Army Aviator and Flight Operations Officer, Headquarters, 18th Field Artillery Group, Ansbach, Germany; Instructor Tactics Department, Tactics Department Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Operations Officer, 2nd Battalion, 1st Cavalry, 1st Brigade, 3rd Armor Division, Butzbach, Germany; Commander, Company D, (Tank Company), 2nd Battalion, 1st Cavalry, 1st Brigade, 3rd  Armor Division, Butzbach, Germany; Commander, 1st Brigade, Aviation Detachment, 1st Brigade, 3d Armor Division, Butzbach, Germany; Executive Officer, 155th Aviation Company (Air Assault), 52nd Aviation Battalion, Ban Me Thout, Vietnam; Operations Officer Plans, 1st Aviation Brigade, U.S. Army Republic of Vietnam, Ton Son Nhut, Vietnam; Instructor/Author Division Operations, U.S. Army Command and Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Operations Officer, Headquarters, 11th Aviation Group, 1st Cavalry Division, Phuoc Vinh, Vietnam; Commander, 1/9 Air Cavalry Squadron, 1st Cavalry Division, Phuoc Vinh, Vietnam; Plans Officer and Force Analyst, Civil Affairs, Commander in Chief Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii; Chief, Battalion and Brigade Operations Department, Command and Staff Department, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Chief, Concept and Studies Division, Combat Developments Directorate, U.S. Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Director, Combat Developments, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | Colonel Burnett was self employed and operator of Burnett Consulting Services at the time of his induction.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

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    Combat Development | U.S. Army Aviation Center | Fort Rucker, Alabama

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