Donald H. Jersey

Donald H. Jersey

Donald H. Jersey

Colonel Donald H. Jersey was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 6 February 1946, class number 533. His first duty assignment was as Pilot Training, USAAF, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include  Infantry Unit Commander, XXIV Corps, Korea; Tank & Inf Unit Commander, 2nd Inf Div, Alaska; Tank & Inf Unit Commander, 2nd Inf Div, Hawaii; Tank & Inf Unit Commander, 2nd Inf Div, Korea; Div Facility Instructor, 6th Inf Div, California; AVN Officer, 14th Armd Cav Regiment, Germany; AVN Officer, 351st Inf Regiment, Trieste; AVN Officer, ADSEC, France; AVN Officer, XVIII, ABN Corps, North Carolina; Training with Industry, Beech Acft Corp, Kansas; Directorate of Proc & Prod, Trans Materiel Comd, Missouri; AVN OPNS Officer, Headquarters, Seventh Army, Germany; AVN Bn & Company Commander, 4th Armd Div, Germany; Chief, Army Office Hiller Helicopter Corp, USAASCM, California; Directorate of Proc & Prod, USAMICOM, Alabama; Vietnam, 520th Trans Bn (AM & S) (GS) Comd. | His awards and decorations include: Master Army Aviator Bd; CIB; MUC; PUC; ROK; ARCOM W/Oak Leaf Cluster PH; AM w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star Medal WV & Oak Leaf Cluster; LM w/Oak Leaf Cluster DFC; Silver Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00370