Henry G. Skeen

SKEEN,HENRY
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Henry G. Skeen

Major General Henry G. Skeen was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon his graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 44-53 on 23 January 1953. His first assignment upon commissioning was Platoon Leader, 29th Infantry Regiment. | His subsequent assignments included: Aide to Deputy Commander, RyuKentuckyu Islands, Okinawa, Japan; Instructor, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA; Security/Accountability Officer, 55th Quartermaster Depot, Korea; Plans Officer, 2st Logistical Command, Fort Bragg, NC; Supply Officer, 1st Logistical Command, France; Supply Officer, 1st Logistical Command, Fort Hood, Texas; Company Commander, 513th Quartermaster Direct Support, Fort Hood, Texas; Class 1 Officer, Army Area, Germany; Action Officer, J-4 MAC-V, Vietnam; Military Planning Officer, Management Information Systems Directorate, Office of the Assistant Vice Chief of Staff, United States Army, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 88th Supply and Services Battalion, United States Army Support Command, Vietnam; Chief, Functional Software Division, later Secretary of the General Staff, U.S. Army Computer Systems Command, Fort Belvoir, VA; Chief, Systems Development Branch, Stock Management and Policy Division, Directorate of Supply, U.S. Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command, Alexandria, VA; Commander, Burtonwood Army Depot, 32rd Army Air Defense Command, U.S. Army Europe; Army Europe and Seventh Army; Commanding General, Defense Property Disposal Service, Battle Creek, MI; Commander, Defense Industrial Supply Center, Philadelphia, PA; Director, Supply and Maintenance, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C; and Commander, U.S. Army, Troop Support Command, St. Louis, MO. | Major General Skeen is a graduate of the United States Army Infantry Officer Basic Course, United States Army Quartermaster Officer Advanced Course, Armed Forces Staff College, and the United States Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster and Army General Staff Identification Badge.

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Highest Award
Defense Superior Service Medal
Year Inducted
1988
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major General
HF ID #
HF_01247

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