Henry J. Nachtsheim III

Henry J. Nachtsheim III

Henry J. Nachtsheim III

Colonel Henry J. Nachtsheim III was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 6-67. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, CO B 1/327 IN Regiment and XO CO E and Tiger Force, 1/327 IN Regiment, 1 BDE 101st ABN DIV, Republic of Vietnam; TRNG Officer, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Rotary Wing (RW) Aviator, TRNG Officer, Headquarters, 6211 USAG, Presidio of San Francisco, California; RW Aviator, TRNG Officer, Headquarters COMDT, Fort Irwin, California; RW Aviator, Chief, EVAL Headquarters, Fort Ord and Camp Roberts, California; Chief, EVAL Headquarters, Camp Edwards, Massachusetts; RW Aviator, Personnel Officer/War Planner, Headquarters, First U.S. Army, Fort George Meade, Maryland; Personnel Officer, Force Development (FD) Officer, War Planner, Headquarters, Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Chief, FD, Integration and Stationing, Office of the Chief, U.S. Army Reserve, the Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Chief, Reserve Component FD, War Plans, MOB Plans and Emergency Operations Cell Lead for Operations Directorate J3, Headquarters, U.S Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Deputy Lead Exercise Planner/Senior Military Analyst, Joint Multinational Simulation Center (JMSC), Grafenwoehr, Germany. | Colonel Nachtsheim has attended: the United States Army War College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Infantry Officers Advance Course, Personnel Staff Officer Advance Course, Force Development Officer Course, Rotary Wing Flight School, Certified Professional Contract Manager Course and Certified Government Contracting Officer Course. His civilian education includes a MBA from the University of Colorado and a MS and BA from Texas A&M University. He was pursuing a PhD in Leadership at the time of his induction. | His awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Medal First Class, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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