Henry L.S. Jezek

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Henry L.S. Jezek

Colonel Henry Louis Smetana Jezek was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Class 1-66 on 28 May 1966. His first duty assignment was platoon leader Company B, 3rd Battalion, 143rd Infantry, 36th Division, Texas Army National Guard, Marlin, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Executive Officer, Company A, 5th Battalion, 6th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Platoon Leader, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Vietnam;  Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Vietnam;  Commander, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Vietnam;  Commander, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Vietnam;  Commander, Company C, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Vietnam;  S-3 (Air), 2nd Brigade (St. Lo), 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Brigade Parachute Officer, 371st Support Battalion, 71st Airborne Brigade, Austin, Texas;  Logistics Officer, S-4, 371st Support Battalion, 71st Airborne Brigade, Austin, Texas;  Personnel Officer, S-1, 371st  Support Battalion, 71st Airborne Brigade, Austin, Texas; Operations Officer, S-3, 249th Supply and Transportation Battalion, DISCOM, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas;  Executive Officer, 249th Supply and Transportation Battalion, DISCOM, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas;  Forward Area Support Coordinator, DISCOM, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas;  Commander, 249th Supply and Transportation Battalion, DISCOM, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas;  Commander, 949th Support Battalion (Main), DISCOM, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas;  Executive Officer, DISCOM, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas;  Director of Services, 111th Area Support Group, Austin, Texas; and Director of Material, 111th Area Support Group, Austin, Texas; and Commander, 111th Area Support Group, Austin, Texas. | Colonel Henry L.S. Jezek is a graduate of Texas A. & M. University and is a Certified Public Accountant. His military schools attended include:  the Infantry Officer Basic Course, C.B.R. Officers Course, Jungle Operations, Airborne, Advanced Airborne, Quartermasters Officer Advance, Command and General Staff College, Senior Officer Preventative Logistics Course, Pre-Command Ordnance, Logistics Executive Development Course, National Security Course, and the United States Army War College. | His military awards include the Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star, Bronze Star w/ V w/ Oak Leaf, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Metal, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Overseas Training Medal, Republic of Vietnam Service Medal, Senior Parachutist's Badge, Valorous Unit Award (2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division),  three Overseas Bars, Texas Adjutant General's Award,Texas Meritorious Service Medal, and the Texas Faithful Service Award.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1991
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01422

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