Dallas A. Pilliod


Dallas A. Pilliod

Colonel Dallas Andrew Pilliod was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 2 July 1942, Class Number 26. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Platoon Leader, Company I, 3rd Battalion, 321st Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division, Camp Rucker, AL. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Infantry Company Commander, Company K, 321st Regiment, 81st Division, Camp Rucker, AL; Regt Operations Officer, 321st Regiment, Camp Rucker, AL; Regimental S-2, 321st Regiment, 81st Division; Battalion Commander, 3rd Battalion, 321st Regiment, 81st Division, Pacific Theater; Battalion Commander, USA IRTC, Fort McClellan and Fort Bragg; Intelligence Officer, G2, GHQ, Far East Command, Japan; Area Chief, ACSofL, Pentagon Building, D.C; Instructor, Command and General Staff College; Deputy and Chief Operations, Army MAAG, Japan; Regimental Commander, IRTC, Fort Jackson, SC; Area Commander (Seoul), 7th Log Command 8th Army, Korea; Chief Operations and Training, 2nd Army, Fort Meade, MD; Deputy Director for Int. Production DIA Pentagon, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star (Combat), Bronze Star (Combat), Combat Infantryman Badge, Legion of Merit, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Order of Service Medal Fourth Class, Army Campaign Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal, A-P Campaign Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Japan), National Defense Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Am Defense Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal. | Military schools attended include: Army Language School (Japanese), Strategic Intelligence School, Command and General Staff College, Army War College, 7th Fleet Amphibious School, Atomic Weapons Tactical Employment.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Infantry Company Commander, Company K, 321st Regiment, 81st Division, Camp Rucker, AL
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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