Hector E. Colon

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Hector E. Colon

Hector E. Colon

First Lieutenant Hector E. Colon was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 14-67, 7 March 1967. He served on active duty from 25 February 1966 to 24 February 1969. His first duty assignment is currently unknown. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Cu Chi Republic of Viet Nam; 1st Aircraft Maintenance Battalion, Savannah, Georgia. | His military education consists of the Officer Candidate School and the Infantry Officer Basic Course. | His military awards include the Distinguished Service Cross for Valor, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Viet Nam Service Medal, Republic of Viet Nam Campaign Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Expert Marksmanship Badge w/ Rifle and Pistol bars. | He retired from the Department of the Army, Equal Opportunity Office Manager, Rock Island Army Depot, Rock Island, Illinois.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    First Lieutenant

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Cross

  • Year Inducted

    2017

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02732