Grey H. Edwards

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Grey H. Edwards

Grey H. Edwards

Lieutenant Colonel Grey H. Edwards was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 9 January 1945. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Company B, 10th ITB, Camp Wheeler, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, B Company, 61st Infantry, 10th Armor Division, Kassel, Germany; Commanding Officer, HH&S 131st Tank Battalion, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company Commander, Company I 224th Infantry, Korea; Headquarters Commandant, Headquarters 8 118th AU, Rycom, Korea; Assistant Professor, Military Science and Training, Auburn University ROTC, Auburn, Alabama; Battalion Executive Officer, 68th Ar 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Commander 68th Ar 3rd Infantry Division, Kitzingen, Germany; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion 9th Artillery, Kitzingen, Germany; Deputy Secretary, General Staff, H, Continental Army Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Assistant Advisor Det K, Korean Military Advisor Group, Tageu, Korea; Executive Office Inspector General, Headquarters, U.S. Army Vietnam, Vietnam. | Lieutenant Colonel Edwards is a graduate of the Armor School, Armor School Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College and the Inspector General Orientation Course. | His military awards include: the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army of Occupation Medal, Korean Service Medal (2 Battle Stars), National Defense Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (4 Battle Stars), United Nations Service Medal, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal. | Lieutenant Colonel Edwards retired from active duty and held the position of Vice President, Firestone Rubber Company, Monrovia, Liberia. He also served on the Board of Directors of the South Carolina Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    2012

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02574