Donald C. Shuffstall

SHUFFSTALL,DONALD

Donald C. Shuffstall

Colonel Donald C. Shuffstall was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 7 July 1950, Class Number 23. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Spt Company, 188th Airborne Infantry. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Heavy Mortar Company, 65th Infantry; Assistant S3, Headquarters, 188th Airborne Infantry Regiment; Company Commander, Spt Company, 188th Airborne Infantry; Counter Intelligence Det, Executive Officer, Headquarters, 11th Airborne Division; Company Commander, A Company, 502d Airborne BG; Company Commander, Headquarters Company, The Infantry School, Fort Benning; Student Career Course/Bootstrap, The Infantry School, Fort Benning; Instructor, Nuclear Weapons, The Infantry School, Fort Benning; Student FAST Program, Army Language School/ American University; Student FAST Program, American University/US Emb, Mexico; Chief, Current Intelligence, US Emb, Mexico/J2, Southern Command; Student, USC & GSC; G5, 1st Infantry Division; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion (Mech) 16th Infantry; Bn CO/Bde Executive/ODCSOPS Staff Officer, 1st Infantry Division/ODCSOPS; Branch Chief PM Division, ODCSOPS;  Student/Study Director Latin America, U.S. Army War College; Assistant Army Attache, US Emb, Mexico; Army and Defense Attache, US Emb, Mexico; Public Affairs Officer, TIC, Fort Benning, GA. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal with 3 Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with 4 Clusters, Joint Services Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Master Parachutist, Combat Infantryman Badge-3d award.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Heavy Mortar Company, 65th Infantry
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1978
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00878

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