Elfren G. Coz
Garcia Elfren Coz was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 22 May 1943, class number 240. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 77th Battalion, Camp Roberts. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Co G, 361st Inf, Camp White, Oregon, Platoon Leader, Co G, 361st Inf, North Africa; Platoon Leader, Co G, 361st Inf, Italy, Fort Bliss, Texas; Platoon Leader, Co C, 58th Bn, Camp Wolters, Texas; Platoon Leader, Co L, 158th Inf, Arizona Army National Guard, Yuma, Arizona; Company Commander, Co L, 158th Inf, Yuma, Arizona; Operations and Training Officer S-3, Headquarters 3d Bn, 158th Inf; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 3d Bn, 158th Inf; Asst S3 Air, HHC, 258th Inf Bde (Sep); Asst S3, S3 Sec, HHC, 258th Inf Bde, State HHD Ariz ARNG Phoenix; Bn Comdr Bn Headquarters, HHC, 1st Bn, 158th Inf, Tucson, Lieutenant Colonel Position, HHD, 258th MP Bde, Phoenix, Assistant Adjutant General, State HHD Arizona ARNG, Phoenix, Arizona. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star.