Emmitt D. Smith

Emmitt D. Smith

Emmitt D. Smith

Colonel Emmitt D. Smith was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 28 July 1942, class number 42. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Instructor, CW School, Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Co Officer & Instructor, QM School, Fort Lee, Virginia; Adjutant, 77th Repl Bn, Pacific Theatre; Executive Officer, 77th Repl Bn, Pacific Theatre; Post Movements Officer, IRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Post Movements Officer, IRTC, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; TO Military Gov, Dept of TRANS, Seoul, Korea; Assistant Trans Officer, 2nd Med Port, Yokohmas, Japan; Dep Chief Mil Pers, OCT, Office Chief of Trans, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, 53rd Trans Bn, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Battalion Commander, 53rd Trans Bn, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Deputy Commander, 37th Hwy Comd, Orleans, France; Trans Officer, Trans Office, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; D/A terminal Command, Dir of Admin, Atlantic Terminal Command, New York. | Colonel Smith's awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal; Legion of Merit.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1966

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00249