Jack Tallerday

Jack Tallerday

Jack Tallerday

Colonel Jack Tallerday was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 14 July 1942. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Executive Officer, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Holland, Germany; Battalion S-3, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Germany; Regimental S-2, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Regimental S-3, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Staff and Faculty, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant Secretary of General Staff, European Command, Heidelberg, Germany; Executive Officer, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Advisor to Vietnam Division United States of American Element, Saigon, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Office of Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Assistant J-3, Joint Unconventional Warfare Special Operations Task Force Europe, Paris, France; Chief of Staff, John F. Kennedy Center for Unconventional Warfare, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander and J-3, Joint Unconventional Warfare Task Force The Atlantic Command, Norfolk, Virginia. | At the time of his induction Colonel Tallerday was serving as past President of the 505th Regimental Combat Team and as Vice President for Liaison between World War II veterans and the active duty 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment/3d Brigade to the 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1995

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01769