Harold P. Leinbaugh

Harold P. Leinbaugh

Harold P. Leinbaugh

The Honorable Harold P. Leinbaugh was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 25 April 1944. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 333rd Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, Camp Claiborne, LA. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Company K, 333rd Infantry, Germany and Belgium; Club and Mess Officer, 7th Army Headquarters, Heidelberg, Germany. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Theatre Ribbons, Belgium Croix de Gueme w/Gold Clasp (higest order). | Upon leaving the military, the Honorable Harold P. Leinbaugh, entered into the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1947-1972. He retired as the Deputy Assistant to the President in the White House from 1972-1973. Mr. Leinbaugh also served as a business consultant in Washington, D.C. from 1975-1985, as well as writing The Men of Company K, which was published in December of 1985.

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  • Rank

    Honorable

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1988

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01238