Henry L. Oppenborn, Jr.

Henry L. Oppenborn, Jr.

Henry L. Oppenborn, Jr.

The Honorable Henry L. Oppenborn, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 9, 27 May 1949. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company A, 34th Infantry Regiment, Sasebo, Japan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, 19th Infantry Regiment, Korea; Air Observer, 19th Infantry Regiment, Korea; Rifle Platoon Leader and Assistant Operations Officer, 325thAirborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 82d Replacement Company, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant Intelligence Officer, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant Adjutant, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, 26th Infantry Regiment, Bamberg, Federal Republic of Germany; Rifle Platoon Leader, Company D, 1st Battle Group, 211th Infantry, Florida National Guard, Homestead, Florida; Commander, Combat Support Company, 1st Battle Group, 511th Infantry, Florida National Guard, Miami, Florida; Commander, Battery C, 2d Battalion, 265th Artillery, Air Defense, Florida National Guard, Homestead, Florida; Intelligence Officer, 2d Battalion, 265th Artillery, Air Defense, Florida National Guard, Miami, Florida; Intelligence Officer, 164th Artillery Group, Air Defense, Florida National Guard, Miami, Florida; and County Judge (Felony Division),11th Judicial Circuit of Florida (fourth term as state elected official). | Judge Oppenborn is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of Miami with Doctor of Laws Degree, Ground General School Army Officer Candidate Course, Associate Basic Officers Course, Airborne Course, Jumpmaster and 82d Airborne Division Air Transportability School. | His military awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart, United States and Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Senior Parachutist Badge.

More Information

  • Rank

    Honorable

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1990

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01334