Frederic Ackerson

Frederic Ackerson

Frederic Ackerson

Colonel Frederic Ackerson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 1 August 1946, class number 540. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 349th Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division, Gorizia, Italy. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Trieste, Free Territory Trieste, Platoon Leader, 351st Inf Regiment, TRUST; Assistant S-3, 1st Bn, 27th Inf Regiment, 25th Div, Korea; Asst AC of S, G-2, Headquarters, 25th Inf Division, Korea; Assistant, ACofS, G2, Headquarters, The Infantry Center; Chief of Staff, Intelligence Office, Office of Asst, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Liaison Officer and Special Weapons  Advisor, U.S. Army Liaison Group, CINC First Baden-Baden, Germany; ACofS G-2, Headquarters, 11th Air Assault Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Commander, 1st Bn, 5th Cav, 1st Cav (Air Mobile), Fort Benning, Georgia and Vietnam; Assistant Sec Joint Staff, Headquarters, Mil Asst Cmd, Saigon, Vietnam; Staff Officer, War Plans Div, Plans Directorate, Off, D.CS of Dept Army, Washington, D.C.; Student-American University, D.CS Peer Review Board, Washington, D.C.; Commander, C PhD, International Relations, Support Command, 5th Inf Div (M), Fort Carson, Colorado. | Colonel Ackerson's awards and decorations include: Vietnamese Cross w/ Bronze Star; Air Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Bronze Star.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

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