Eric H. Vieler
Colonel Eric H. Vieler was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 26 October 1951. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Leaders Course, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company A, 32d Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Instructor, Department of Field Operations Intel, USAINTS, Fort Holabird, MD; Operations Officer, 513th MI Group, USAREUR; Chief, Field Gr Asg, Executive Officer, MI Branch, OPD, OPO, DA, Washington, D.C; Commanding Officer, 5th Battalion (Prov) and 3d Battalion (Prov), 525th MI Gp, Vietnam; Commanding Officer, 115th MI Gp, Presidio of San Francisco, CA; G2, Seventh Corps, USAREUR. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/V Device w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachute Badge. | Military schools attended include: Command and General Staff College, Defense Intelligence School, Army War College.