Horace V. Freitag


Horace V. Freitag

Colonel Horace V. Freitag was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from OCS Class #496 on 9 October 1945. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Roberts, California. | His subsequent assignments include: Platoon Leader, 29th Infantry, Germany; Military Police Officer, Germany; Range Officer, 9th Division, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Commander, 7th Cavalry, Korea/Japan; National Guard Advisor, GA; Company Commander and S-3, 13th Infantry, Germany; Secretary, General Staff, Korean Military Advisory Group, Korea; Action Officer, OPD, Pentagon; Action Officer, ODCSOPS, Pentagon; Battalion Commander, lst Battalion, 36th Infantry, Germany; Commander, Training Area, Germany; Office of the Inspector General, MACV, Vietnam; Deputy Chief of Staff, Okinawa; Director of Services, Okinawa; Chief of Staff, Okinawa. | Colonel Freitag is a graduate of the Commanding Officers Course, Commanding Officer Refresher Course, Infantry Officers Associate Advanced Course, Airborne School, Jumpmaster School and Command & General Staff College. | His military awards and decorations include: Silver Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, General Staff Identification Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge and Parachutist Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, 29th Infantry, Germany
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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