Jack L. Haygood
Colonel Jack L Haygood was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1947, class number AOCS #1. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Commander, 547th Eng Bn, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Student Inf Basic Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Platoon Commander, 60th Inf Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Unit Commander, 8th Engr, Bn, 1st Cav, Japan--Korea; Unit Commander, 43d Engr Bn, Japan; Unit Commander, 412th Engr Bn, Fort Ord, California; Stu Engr Advanced Course, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Operations Officer, 803d Engr Bn, England; Facilities Officer, G4, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Logistics Officer, Polar Research Center, Greenland; Facilities Officer, G4, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Student, Missouri School of Mines, Rolla, Missouri; Deputy District Engineer, U.S. Army Engineer District, Alaska; Deputy Engineer, Headquarters Fifth U.S. Army, DCSLOG, Fort Sheridan, Illinois. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/V w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Commendation Medal, Purple Heart.