Glenn R. Bowles
Colonel Glenn R. Bowles was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in June 1942, Class Number 21. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company L, 351st Infantry, 88th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Battalion S-4, Headquarters and Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 351st Infantry, 88th Division; Regiment S-4/Ammo Officer, 351st Infantry, 88th Division; Assistant Division, G-4, Headquarters and Headquarters Division Headquarters 34th Infantry Division; Staff and Planning Officer, D.C. of S, Logistics, Department of the Army; State Director, Sel Service System, Iowa; Operations Officer, National Headquarters, Sel Service System (GS-16). | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit (Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badge, American Defense Ribbon, American Theatre Ribbon, European and Mediterranean Theatre Ribbon, World War II Victory Ribbon, Army of Occupation Ribbon, Army Reserve Ribbon, National Guard Ribbon, Italian Cross of Valor, National Defense Medal.