Hugh F. Young


Hugh F. Young

Colonel Hugh F. Young was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 24 August 1942, class number 55. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company F, 51st Armd Infantry Regiment, 4th Armd Division, Pine Camp, New York. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Co Maint Officer, Co C, 10th Armd Inf Bn, 4th Armd Div, Fort Hood, Texas and Europe; Company Commander and Battalion S-3, Co C and Headquarters, 10th AIB, 4th Armd, Europe; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters, 10th AIB, Europe; Assistant Plans & Training Officer, G-3 Section, Headquarters, The Armored School; Assistant G-3, Headquarters, 24th Inf Div, Japan; G-3, Headquarters, 24th Inf Div, Korea; Staff Officer, Organization & Training Division, G-3, Dept of Army, Pentagon; Battalion Commander, 41st Ank Bn, 8th Inf Div, Fort Carson, Colorado; Staff Officer, Plans & Policy Branch, G-3, USAREUR, Europe; Staff Officer, Plans & Operations Div, DCSOPS, Headquarters USCONARC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Chief Maneuver Branch, P&O Div, DCSOPS, Headquarters USCONARC; Deputy, Plans & Operations Division, DCSOPS, Headquarters USCONARC, Fort Monroe,Virginia; Chief Operations Division, G-3, Headquarters EUSA, Korea; Brigade Commander, 24th Inf Div, Headquarters, 3rd Bde, Fort Lewis, Washington; Assistant Deputy, Strategic Plans & Policy Directorate, DCSOPS, DA, Strategic Plans & Policy Directorate, Pentagon; Chief Unit Training Division, Organization, Unit Training & Readiness Directorate, ACSFOF, DA, Pentagon. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantrymans Badge; Bronze Service Medal w/V; Silver Star w/Cluster.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Co Maint Officer, Co C, 10th Armd Inf Bn, 4th Armd Div, Fort Hood, Texas and Europe
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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