David J. Schumacher

David J. Schumacher

David J. Schumacher

Colonel David J. Schumacher was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1952. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, 31st Division, Camp Atterburg, Indiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Ldr, 4th Division, Germany; Bn & Regiment Staff Off, 4th Division, Germany; Induction Station Cmdr, Sioux Falls, SD.; Company CO, 9th Inf Div, Fort Benning; Company CO, 2nd Inf Div, Korea; Brigade Staff Off, 1st Armored Div, Fort Hood; Brigade Staff off, 1st Armored Div, Fort Hood; Company CO, Headquarters, 7th Army, Germany; Sub-Sector Advisor, MACV; Staff Off, Army Staff, Pentagon; Regiment Advisor, MACV; Staff Off, JCS Staff, Pentagon; Staff Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency; Army Attache, OSLU, Norway; Staff Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency. | His awards and decorations include: Govt of Vietnam Honor Medal and Gallantry Cross w/Silver Star, Air Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00946