Harold W. Youmans
Colonel Harold W. Youmans was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Class #57-67, 4 Oct 1967. His first duty assignment was as Public Safety Officer, 22d Field Army Support Command, Fort Lee, Virginia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Construction Engineer, 29th Civil Affairs Company, Republic of Vietnam; Commander, Company C, 2-36th Infantry, 3d Armored Division, EUCOM; Assistant S-3 (Training), Headquarters, 1st Brigade, 3d Armored Division, EUCOM; Assistant G-3 (Plans), Headquarters, 3d Armored Division, EUCOM; Commander, Company D, 5th Battalion, 2d Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Security Officer, 1186th Transportation Terminal Unit, Tampa, Florida; Assistant Professor of Military Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida; Chief, Psychological Operations Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Reserve Forces Advisor, Director for Operations, J-3, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.; and Chief, Policy and Concepts Division, Psychological Operations and Civil Affairs Directorate, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. | Colonel Youmans is a graduate of the U.S. Army Military Police Advance Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army Infantry Officers Refresher Course and the United States Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ V Device, Army Commendation Medal w/ V Device w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal (4 Stars), Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (10 Year Device), Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, Army Staff Identification Badge, and Joint Staff Identification Badge.