Donald A. Hicks
The Honorable Donald A. Hicks was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 13 January 1945, Class Number 390. His first duty assignment was as Unit Officer, Training Center (2622), 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Unit Commander, 7th Infantry Division. | His awards and decorations include: Philippine Liberation Ribbon, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Japan). | He is currently the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Office of the Secretary of Defense.