Donald L. Keldsen

KELDSEN,DONALD
Donald L. Keldsen

Donald L. Keldsen

Colonel Donald L. Keldsen was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 26 January 1967. His first duty assignment was A Detachment Commander, Company C, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Vietnam; Operations Officer, H Company, 52nd Infantry (Long Range Recon Patrol), 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), Vietnam; Company Commander, Headquarters Company, 6th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; A Detachment Commander, 46th Special Forces Company (Airborne), Thailand; Company Commander, Combat Support Company, 1st Battalion, 35th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Human Relations Officer, 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Chief, Organizational Effectiveness Branch, First U.S. Army, Fort Meade, Maryland; Battalion Executive Officer, 7th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Ord, California; Curriculum Evaluator Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief, Integrated Development Plans, Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Group Executive Officer, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Battalion Commander, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Director, Personnel, Administration and Security, US Delegation to North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium and Senior Army Advisor to the Maryland Army National Guard, Baltimore, Maryland. | Following retirement Colonel Keldsen worked as a Senior Consultant, Human Equations, Inc. in Baltimore, Maryland.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1996

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01804