Edwin C. Heffelfinger

Edwin C. Heffelfinger

Edwin C. Heffelfinger

Colonel Heffelfinger was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 29 April 1947, class number 3.  His first duty assignment was as Classification & Assignment Officer, Headquarters, 3rd Armd Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Chief, Classification & Assignment Division, Headquarters, 101st Abn Div, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky; Chief, Dependent Travel Branch, Headquarters, Eight Army, Yokohama, Japan; Chief, Off Chief & Headquarters Pers Br, Headquarters EUSAK, Korea; Asst Adjutant General, General Headquarters, FECOM, Japan; Assistant Adjutant, 2112 ASU, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Personnel Staff Officer, 2141 SU, Fort Ritchie, Maryland; Assistant Chief, Prom Unit, Res Branch, DA, TAGO, Washington, D.C.; S-2 and S-3, Headquarters, 1st Bn, 30th Inf, 3d Inf Div, Fort Benning, Georgia; Corps Finance Officer, Headquarters, VII Corps, Germany; Dep Army Finance Officer, Headquarters, Seventh Army, Germany; Chief, 3d USA Cen Fin Officer, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Executive Officer to D.C.S, Comptroller, Headquarters, Third Army, Georgia; Fin & Acctg Off, Headquarters, U.S. Army, Hawaii; Chief, Management & Anal Div, Comptroller, Headquarters, U.S. Army, Hawaii; Chief, Fin Affairs Division, Comptroller, Headquarters, USMACV. | Colonel Heffelfinger's awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal; Bronze Star Medal.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

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