Colonel George Komar was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 December 1951, Class Number 6. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Company E, 200th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Helicopter and Fixed-wing flight training program, Gary Air Force Base, Texas and Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Group Aviation Officer, 1169th Engineer Group, Korea; Helicopter Flight Instructor, Dept of Rotary Wing Training, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Admin and Supply Officer, Dept of Rotary Wing Training, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Army Aviator, 3rd Aviation Company, 3rd Infantry Division, Germany; Platoon Commander, Aerial Surveillance Platoon, 3rd Infantry Division, Germany; Training Officer, Dir of Instruction, U.S. Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Chief, Plans Branch, U.S. Army Transportation School, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Battalion Materiel Readiness Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters 145th Combat Aviation Battalion, Vietnam; Personnel Management Officer, Office Personnel Operations, DA; Chief, Special Actions Branch, Office Personnel Operations, DA; Commander, Headquarters, 55th Maintenance Battalion, Korea; Combat Developments Staff Officer, Headquarters, Combat Developments Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Attack Helicopter Systems Office, Headquarters, Combat Developments Command, Fort Belvoir, VA; Deputy Director, HITVAL, TRADOC, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Commander, Pirmasens Army Dept, Germany; Chief of Staff, D.CO for Operations, U.S Army Materiel Management Agency, Europe; Senior Army Advisor, Headquarters, 310th TAACOM, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | Colonel Komar's military education and training includes: Command and General Staff College, Assoc Infantry Officer and Advance Course. | His awards and decorations include: World War II Victory Medal, AOM, National Defense Service Medal, UNSM, ARAvBAD, Srv, ARCOM, ARCOM (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), National Defense Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Air Medal, Bronze Star Medal, AFEM, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Palm, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster).