Colonel (Ret) Henry G. Jacoby was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from OCS Class Number 73 on 22 September 1942. His first duty assignment was as an Infantry Training Officer, Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Alaska. | His subsequent assignments include: Censor, Postal Censorship Battalion, Seattle, Washington; Chief Base Censor, A.P.O., Alaskan Theater; Commander, Headquarters Headquarters Detachment, Nebraska National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska; Selective Service Officer, Nebraska National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Troop Commander, Nebraska National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska. | Colonel Jacoby is a graduate of the Army Extension School, Infantry School, Amphibious Training, Joint Armed Forces Information School, Adjutant General School, Civil Defense Instruction School, Army Logistics Course and U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. | His military awards and decorations include: Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, World War Victory II Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, and Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal.