Ivan G. Boon

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Ivan G. Boon

Colonel Ivan G. Boon was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 6 March 1954, class number 14. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, and Company Commander, 41st Armored Infantry, 2d Armored Division, Germany and Fort Hood, Texas; Commo Officer and Company Commander, 34th Battle Group, 7th Infantry Division, South Korea; Advisor and Trainer Ranger Battalion, Vietnam, Instructor, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Battalion Commander, 2/12 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Senior Advisor, 18th Infantry Regiment, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Battalion, 8th Infantry Division, Germany; Branch Chief, Training, Division, ODCSOPS, USAREUR, Germany; Plans Officer, National Emergency Airborne Command Post, OJCS, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Colonel Boon's awards and decoration include: Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal (V Device), Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star (V Device), Legion of Merit and the Silver Star.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1975
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00705

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