Floyd J. Thompson


Floyd J. Thompson

Colonel Floyd James Thompson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 April 1958. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Machine Gun Com Weapons Dept, USAIS, Company I, Infantry School Det, Fort Benning, GA. | His first duty assignment was as: Platoon Leader, Company E, 2d BG, 34th Infantry, Korea; Post Reenlistment Officer, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC; S-1, Det B-3 (Cinsgcy) Company A, 7th SFG (Abn), 1st SF, Fort Bragg, NC; S-3, Det B-3 (Cinsgcy), Company A, 7th SFG (Abn), 1st SF, Fort Bragg, NC; Commander, Det A-31 (Cinsgcy), Company C, 7th SFG (Abn), 1st SF, Fort Bragg, NC; Deputy Director, Department of Army Wide Tng Spt, USAIS, Fort Benning, GA; Mil Job Anal, Mil Occ Dev Div, MILPERCEN, Alexandria, VA; Prof Officer, ODCSPER, Washington, D.C; Medical Holding Det, WRAMC, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/V Device, Meritorious Service Medal, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/12 Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab. | Military schools attended include: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. | Colonel Thompson holds a BS Degree in Psychology from New York University.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Company E, 2d BG, 34th Infantry, Korea
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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