E. Ray Fitzgerald

FITZGERALD,E
E. Ray Fitzgerald

E. Ray Fitzgerald

Colonel Edgar R. "Ray" Fitzgerald was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 April 1947, class number 1. His first duty assignment was as Test Officer, Armor vehicles and weapons, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, and Company Commander, 301st Heavy Maintenance Company, Camp Rucker, Alabama; Division Ord Maint Officer, 40th Infantry Division and Assistant Group Maintenance Officer, 60th Direct Support  Group, Korea; Detachment Commander and Logistics Officer, Camp Sasebo, Japan; Branch Chief and Division XO, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Platoon Leader and Division Avn Operations Officer, 4th Infantry Division; Staff and Faculty, U.S. Army Transportation School; Commandant, NCO Academy; Chief, Logistics Division, ACTIV, Vietnam, Division Chief, and Director and Dept, Headquarters Test and Evaluation Command; Battalion Commander, 55th Maint Battalion; Department Director, Dept Wocard, Lisaavns, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | Colonel Fitzgerald's awards and decorations include: Korean Presidential Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation (2 Awards), Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3 Awards), Air Medal (4 Awards), Bronze Star, Legion of Merit.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_00521