Herman Trop

Herman Trop

Herman Trop

Colonel Herman Trop was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 20 August 1945, class number 481. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, IRTC, Fort Blanding, Florida, 97th Infantry Division, 11th AB Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 18th Inf, 552d AAA Gun Bn, 1st Inf Div, Germany; Platoon Leader, Supply Officer, 1st Inf Div, 1st MP Co, Germany; Co Executive Officer, 8450th MP Gp, AFSWP; Opns Officer, and CO, 2d MP Det CI, Korea; CO, 2d MP Det CI and 57th MP Co; Provost Marshal, Tokyo Ordnance Depot; CO, Co B, School Troop Comd and Instructor Industrial Defense Dept, Provost Marshal General’s School; Ch, Inv and Sec Br, Headquarters, USARAL; Ch, Investigations and Security Branch, PMO, Headquarters, USARAL; Deput PM, Headquarters, XVIII Abn Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Provost Marshal and Actg Provost Marshal, Headquarters, Fort Bragg; Dep G-1 and CO Armd Forces Police Det, XVIII Abn Corps, and AFPD, New York; Commander, AFPD, New York; Advisor, Republic of Vietnam National Police, Headquarters MACV; Actg PM, Third Army and Co. 3d MP Gp, Headquarters MACV and 3d MP Det CI Gp. | His awards and decorations include: ADM Medal, 1st Cl (Republic of Vietnam), Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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