Fred M. Berger

BERGER,FRED
Fred M. Berger

Fred M. Berger

Colonel Fred M. Berger was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School Class 13-70, 5 June, 1970. His first duty assignment was as Detachment Executive Officer, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Devens, Massachusetts. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Detachment Commander, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Detachment Executive Officer, 8th Special Forces Group, Fort Gulick, Panama; Detachment Commander, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Special Forces Group, Fort Gulick, Panama; S-4, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Gulick, Panama; Company Commander, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief Tower Training Branch, Airborne Department, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief Ground Training Branch, Airborne Department, Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer, Airborne Department, Fort Benning, Georgia; Deputy Commander, 193rd Infantry Brigade, JOTC, Fort Sherman, Panama; S-3, 2nd Battalion, 187th Infantry (Airborne), Fort Kobbe, Panama; Chief Special Operations Branch, Army-Air Force Center for Low Intensity Conflict (CLIC), Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; Chief Operations Division, Army-Air Force Center for Low Intensity Conflict (CLIC), Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; Advisory Team Chief, MILGP El Salvador, La Union, El Salvador; Director, United States Army Training Support Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia; DOD Senior Liaison, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Berger's military awards and decorations include: the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Special Forces Tab, Scuba Diver Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2010

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02495