Gustavo A. Leon

Gustavo A. Leon

Gustavo A. Leon

Colonel Gustavo A. Leon was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 19 August 1955. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 115th Engineer Battalion ( C ) Army, Tooele, UT. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Company B, 115th Engineer Battalion ( C ), Tooele, UT; Tac Officer/Company Commander, Assistant Commandant, UT ARNG Military Academy (OCS); Company Commander, Company B, 11th Engineer Battalion ( C) Tooele, UT; Det Commander, Battalion S-3, SFOD 134th SFG (A) 1st SF, Salt Lake City, UT; Group Signal Officer, 19th SFG (A) 1st SF, Salt Lake City, UT; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 19th SFG (a) 1st SF, Camp W.G. Williams, UT; DRC, XVIII Airborne Corp of Fort Bragg, Fort Bragg, NC; IG, Field Inspector, Headquarters Fifth Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; IG, Field Inspector, Headquarters Sixth Army, Presidio of SF, CA; Senior ARNG Adv, Headquarters ARR IXX, Presidio of SF, CA; Senior ARNG Adv, Headquarters Sixth Army, Presidio of SF, CA; Senior Arng Adv, Headquarters USAREUR, Heidelberg, FRG; Senior ARNG ADV, Headquarters FORSCOM, Fort McPherson, GA. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/2 Hour Glasses, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon (3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon. | Military schools attended include: Heavy Equipment Mechanic Course, Combat Construction Foremans Course, Engineer Officer Basic Course, Basic Airborne, Unconventional Warfare, Associate Infantry Course, Jumpmaster Course, Associate Signal Course, Psychological Operations, Counterinsurgency Operations, Staff Officers Refreshers Course, Command and General Staff, Army War College, NATO ACE Course, CIMIC Course.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Belvoir, Virginia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1987

  • Branch Of Service

    Engineer

  • HF ID #

    HF_01187