Henry E. Harper

HARPER,HENRY
Henry E. Harper

Henry E. Harper

Colonel Henry Earl Harper was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 25-67. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Detachment A-60, 7th Special Forces Group (SFG), 1st Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, Detachment A-253, 5th SFG, 1st Special forces, Duc Co, Republic of Vietnam; S-2, Detachment B-23, 5th SFG, 1st SF, Ban Me Thuot, Vietnam; Assistant G-2, Headquarters 50th Armored Division, East Orange, New Jersey; Executive Officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Co, 50th Armored Division, East Orange, New Jersey; Assistant S-3 Air, 5th Squadron 117th Cavalry, 50th Armored Division, Westfield, New Jersey; Chief of Staff, Headquarters, 50th Armored Division, Somerset, New Jersey. | Colonel Harper is a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College. His military education includes; Infantry Officer Candidate School, Airborne School, Special Forces Officer Course, Special Forces Officer Intelligence Course, Armor Officer Advanced Course, The U.S. Army War College and the Army Command and General Staff College. | His awards and decorations include: the Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Good Conduct Medal, Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal. | Following retirement Colonel Harper served as Senior Vice President, RMP Capital Corp, a national commercial finance company.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2013

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02602