Donald F. Hanson

HANSON,DONALD
Donald F. Hanson

Donald F. Hanson

Colonel Donald F. Hanson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1952. His duty assignments included: Unit Training Officer, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Platoon Leader and Company Commander, 19th Infantry Regiment; 1st Battle Group, 18th Infantry, Fort Riley, Kansas and Germany; Instructor, United States Army Infantry School; VN District Advisor; CD.C Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Executive Officer, 11th Infantry Brigade, Vietnam, Commander, 4/12 Infantry, Vietnam; Deputy Director, Company Operation Department, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Service Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1973

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00629