Danford S. Carroll

CARROLL,DANFORD
Danford S. Carroll

Danford S. Carroll

Colonel Danford S. Carroll was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 19 July 1947, class number 7.   His first duty assignment was as Company Executive Officer, 511th PIR, Japan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Co Exec Off, 511th PIR, Japan; Platoon Leader & Bn S2, 511th PIR, Japan &  Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Platoon Leader, Asst RCT S2, Headquarters Co, 187th Abn RCT, Korea; Co Commander, Asst RCT S1, Headquarters Co, 508th Abn RCT, Korea; Asst Corps Aviation Officer, Headquarters III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Corps Aviation Officer, Headquarters III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Aviation Officer, Seventh U.S. Army Training Ctr, Germany; Battle Group, Executive Officer, 2d BG, 31st Inf, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Battle Group, Commanding Officer, 2d BG, 31st Inf, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Asst G4, Headquarters USAAVNorth Carolina, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Deputy Aviation Officer, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Staff Officer, ACSFOR, Headquarters DA Washington, D.C.; Branch Chief, ACSFOR, Headquarters DA Washington, D.C. | Colonel Carroll's awards and decorations include: General Staff Identification Badge, United Nation Svc Medal, Vietnam Svc Medal (1Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Occupation Medal (Japan), WW II Victory Medal, Glider Badge, EIB, Pathfinder Badge, Sr Army Aviator Badge, Sr Parachutist Badge, COB, PH, Legion of Merit

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00423