Cleveland R. Steward, Jr.
Colonel Cleveland R. Steward, Jr. was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 29 April 1947, class number 3. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 526th Armd Infantry Battalion. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and S-3, 37th Armd Infantry Battalion, 3d Armored Division; Assistant Regiment S-4 and Platoon Leader, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox Kentucky; Armor/Artillery Advisor, Indiana Army Reserve Group; IV Corps Armor Advisor, USA Element MAAG, Iran; Instructor, Weapons Department, Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Senior Advisor, 1st Armored Cavalry, III Corps, Vietnam; Battalion XO, 2/63d Armor, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Operations and Training Officer, G-3 Division, Headquarters, Izmir, Turkey; Battalion Commander, 1/64th Armor, 3d Infantry Division, Europe; Branch Chief, Exercise Division, ODCSOPS, Europe; Director of Industrial Operations, Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Senior Advisor, Advisor Group Helena Montana, Army National Guard. Colonel Steward's awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Commendation (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Force Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit.