Clyde J. Tate


Clyde J. Tate

Colonel Clyde J. Tate was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 1 August 1953, class number 63. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company E, 511th Airborne Regiment, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Plt Ldr, Co XO, Co L, 39th Inf Regiment, 9th Inf Div, Nurnberg, Germany; Co Cmdr, Co B, 39th Inf Regiment, 9th Inf Div, Fort Carson, Colorado; Co Cmdr, Co B, 32 Inf BG, 7th Inf Div, Korea; Recruiting Officer, U.S. Army Recruiting Station, Charlotte, North Carolina; S-3 Mech Bn, 1-47th Inf, 171st Brigade, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; S-1, Headquarters, 171st Mech Brigade, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; S-3, Headquarters, 2d Brigade, 9th Inf Div, Fort Riley, Kansas-Vietnam; Operations Group Coordinator, U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Bn Commander, 1-46 Inf, 23d Division, Vietnam; Instructor/Comm Chief, U.S. Army Cmd & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Comm Chief, Dept of Tactics, U.S. Army Cmd & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth; Infantry Coordinator, Readiness Region VIII, Denver Colorado. | Colonel Tate's awards and decorations include: NDSM, European Occupation, Korean Serv Medal, VN Gallantry Cross, VN Serv Medal, PH, ARCOM w/V Device, 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, BS w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; MSM, Legion of Merit.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Plt Ldr, Co XO, Co L, 39th Inf Regiment, 9th Inf Div, Nurnberg, Germany
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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