Frederick P. Howland

Frederick P. Howland

Frederick P. Howland

Colonel Frederick P. Howland was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 23 June 1943, class number 259.  His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company K, 259 Infantry, Camp Shelby, Mississippi. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Rifle Platoon Ldr, Co L, 23 Inf, European Theater of Operations (France, Germany); Company EXO, Co E, 351 Inf, MTO (Italy); Company Commander, Co E, 351 Inf, MTO (Italy); Chief, Enl Pers Br, Post Headquarters, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Asst G-1, Post Headquarters, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Chief, Pers & Admin Div, Trans Sec, Headquarters, 8th Army, Korea; Chief, Admin Div, Kobe Port, Japan; Chief, Cargo Control Div, Yokohama Port, Japan; Staff O, Trng & Org Div, Chief of Transportation, DA, Washington, D.C.; Staff O, Plans Div, DCSLOG, DA, Washington, D.C.; Staff O, Theaters Div, J4, JCS, OJCS, Washington, D.C.; Chief, Plans & Opn Div, Trans Sec Headquarters, 7A, Headquarters, Seventh Army, Europe; Bn Commander, Europe, 4 Trans Bn, Germany; Chief, Limited War Div, JWGA, OJCS, Army Material Command, Washington, Washington, D.C.; Dep Ch, Trans Div, J-4, MACV, Vietnam; Gp Commander, 37 Trans Gp (Motor Trans), Europe, Germany. | His awards and decorations include: Armed Forces Honor Medal (1st Class, Vietnam); Purple Heart (w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Army Commendation Medal; Bronze Star (w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00447