Fredrick A. Drew

Fredrick A. Drew

Fredrick A. Drew

Lieutenant Colonel Drew was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 6-66, 28 April 1966. His first duty assignment was as Tactical Officer, 64th Company, 6th Officer Candidate Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Senior Tactical Officer, 62nd Officer Candidate Company, 6th Officer Candidate Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant Battalion Advisor, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 1st Division, Army of the Republic of Vietnam, Advisory Team 3, Hue, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Liaison Officer, 1st Division, Army of the Republic of Vietnam; Advisory Team 3, Military Assistance Command, Hue, Vietnam; Commanding Officer, Company Bravo, Troop Command, U.S. Army Training Center, Fort Ord, California; Commanding Officer, Company Bravo, (Mech), 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Battalion S3 Air, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Battalion S2, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Operations Administrative Officer, Director of Instruction, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Course Monitor, Director of Instruction, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; United States Army Infantry School Exchange Officer, Senior Instructor, Australian Infantry Center, Singleton, New South Wales, Australia; Battalion S3, 3rd Battalion, 17th Infantry, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Chief of Operations, Office of the G3, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Chief of Training, Office of the G3, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Chief, Training Division, J3/G3 Staff, Eighth U.S Army, Seoul, Korea; Chief of Training, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Training, 6th United States Army, Presidio of San Francisco, California. | His military awards include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Achievement Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Presidential Unit Citation. | At the time of his induction Lieutenant Colonel Drew was serving as the Executive Director of the Community Action Partnership of Kern County, California.

More Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Training, 6th United States Army, Presidio of San Francisco, California

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    2007

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02383