Edwin C. Gibson

Edwin C. Gibson

Edwin C. Gibson

Colonel Edwin C. Gibson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 57th Infantry. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive Officer & S-3, 1st Battalion, 57th Infantry; S-3, 3rd Bn, 38th Inf; Assistant S-3, Moutain & Winter Warfare School & Training Center; Company Commander, 38th Infantry; Instructor, Assistant Commandant & S-3, Artic Training Center; Assistant Secretary of the General Staff, Department of the Army; Commander, 3d Bn, 17th Inf, Department of the Army; Commander, 3rd Bn, 17th Inf; Plans Officer, G-3 Section, I Corps (Gp); Instructor & Chief, Fundamentals, Review & Doctrines Sect, Command & Staff Dept, The Infantry School; Dep Chief & Chief, Plans & Program Division, OFC of S, G-4, USACOMZ; G-3, 3rd Inf Div; Commander, 3rd Inf Division. | Colonel Gibson's awards and decorations include: Parachute Badge; Combat Infantryman Badge; Army Commendation, Ribbon w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart; Bronze Star; Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | 3rd Infantry Division

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00267