Henry J. Wereszynski

WERESZYNSKI,HENRY
Henry J. Wereszynski

Henry J. Wereszynski

Colonel Henry J. Wereszynski was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 April 1953, Class Number 3. His first duty assignment was as Unit Training Office, Headquarters 167th Infantry Regiment, Atterbury, Indiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Infantry Platoon Leader, Company A, 35th Infantry Regiment, Korea; Director Plans and Training, Headquarters, U.S. Army Training Center, Fort Ord, California; Commander, Headquarters, Special Forces Group, Airborne, Germany; Deputy Chief of Staff, Readiness and Training, Headquarters, First United States Army, Fort Meade, Maryland; Infantry Coordinator, Headquarters, Army Readiness Region III, Fort Meade, Maryland. | Military schools attended include: The Army Language School; U.S. Army Command and General Staff College; Armed Forces Staff College and the U.S. Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star V, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, CIB, Master Parachutist, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1978

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00882