Darrell D. Kasson


Darrell D. Kasson

Colonel Darrell D. Kasson was commissioned an Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 February 1952, class number 41. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader/Instructor-Weapons Committee, Company B, MP Regimental Training Command, 8801-1 TSU, Camp Gordon, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Inst/OIC-Weapons Committee, Camp Gordon, Georiga; Provost Marshal, Bordeaux France; CO, Company C, 524 MP Bn, Bordeaux, France; Opns Officer-PMO, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; CO, 536 MP Company, Wurzburg, Germany; Asst. Provost Marshal, Wurzburg, Germany; Chief, Opns, PM Div (NACOM), Frankfurt, Germany; Instructor-USAMPS, Fort Gordon, Georiga; Chief, Opns-DI/USAMPS, Fort Gordon, Georiga; Student University of Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska; CO-16th MP Task Force, Vietnam; CO-97th MP Bn, Vietnam; Dir Adm-C/S, USDB, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Action Officer-OPMG, Washington, D.C.; Provost Marshal, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commandant-USDB, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; CO-LEC/PM/DIC, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Dep. Install. Cmd, Fort Polk, Louisiana. | Military schools attended include: MP Officer Basic, CID Supervisors Course, Continuity/Essential Industrial Opns, MP Officer Career, CGSC, Civil Disturbance, Senior Officer Legal Orientation, Financial Management/Executive. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal (1st Award), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal w/ Cluster, Korean Service Medal w/ 6 Campaigns, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 4 Campaigns, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Republic Vietnam Campaign Medal w/Device.

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Inst/OIC-Weapons Committee, Camp Gordon, Georiga
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
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