Earle Lewis Denton

Earle Lewis Denton

Earle Lewis Denton

Lieutenant Colonel Earle Lewis Denton was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 12-52, 2 May 1952. His first duty assignment on 24 May 1952 was as a Platoon Leader, Company B, 278 RCT, Camp Drum, New York. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Company Commander, Co L, & Company Commander Headquarters & Headquarters Co, 31st Infantry, 7th Division, USAFFE (Korea); Executive Officer, Company A, CO, Co C, & Asst RCT S-3, 74th RCT Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Executive Officer, CO, Co B, & S-3, 4th Battalion 2nd Training Regiment USATCA Fort Knox, Kentucky; Student, Armor Officer Advanced Class, USAARMS, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commander Troop E, Assistant S3 2nd Sqdn, 6th ACR Fort Knox, Kentucky; S$ 2/15 Cav & Assistant G4 (Plans) 4th Armored Division, USAEUR (Germany)  Student C&GSC Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Senior Education Officer, Armor Branch, OPD, OPO, The Pentagon, Washington D.C.; O5 and O6 Command Assignments, Officer and General Officer Personnel Action Officer, USARV (Vietnam); Commander 1/18 Infantry Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, USARV (Vietnam); Student, University of Alabama Bachelor of Science and Masters in Business Administration, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Chief, Army Requirements, USA Training Device Agency, Orlando, Florida.

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    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

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