Clyde J. Tate

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.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00852