Clyde A. Hennies

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Clyde A. Hennies

Major General Clyde A. Hennies was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from OCS Class 3-63 on 25 June 1963. His first assignment upon commissioning was as TAC Off, 52d Co, 5th Stu Bn, TSB, Fort Benning, GA. | His subsequent assignments include: Recon Plt Ldr/S-4/Rifle Co Cdr, 4th Bn (Mech), 23d Inf/25th Inf Div, Alaska, Hawaii and Vietnam; lst U.S. Army NCO Academy, Fort Knox, KY; HHT Co Cdr, 7/17th Cav, Pleiku, Vietnam; Co Cdr, 61st Asslt Hel Co, Quinnon, Vietnam; Dpty Corps Aviation Off, SRAG HQ, Pleiku, Vietnam; Air Cav Cdr, D Trp, 3/5th Cav, 9th Inf Div, Fort Lewis, WA; S-3, 3/5th Cav, 82d Abn, Fort Bragg, NC; Public Affairs Off, HQ USAREUR, Germany; and Task Force Cdr, Task Force 160, lst SOCOM, Fort Campbell, KY. | Colonel Hennies has attended Airborne School, Ranger School, the Armor Officer Advanced Course, Rotary Wing Aviator School, Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Soldier's Medal, Bronze Star Medal w/V Device and 5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/V Device and 29 Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal w/3 Brass Loops, Combat Infantryman Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, Senior Army Aviator Badge, and several foreign awards.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service
Major General

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