James B. Lyle


James B. Lyle

Lieutenant Colonel James B. Lyle was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1941, Class Number 3-41. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 1st Ranger Battalion, British Isles, North Africa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, 1st Ranger Battalion, Algerian, Tunisian, Sicilian and Italian Campaigns; Instructor, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Commander, 29th Infantry Regiment, Germany; Post Commander, Bremerhaven POE, Germany; Junior Analysts, Personnel Record Board, Pentagon; Student, Officers’ Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Executive Officer, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky and Korea; Chief of Plans Branch, G-3 Section, Headquarters, Third Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Student, CGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief of Plans Br, G-3 Section, Headquarters, Third Army, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief of Orgn Branch, G-3 Section, Headquarters, US Forces, Austria; Secretary General Staff, Headquarters, SETAF, Austria and Italy; Post Commander, Verona-Vicenza Military Post, Vicenza, Italy; Battalion Commander, 52d Armd Inf Bn (Scty), Vicenza, Italy. | His awards and decorations include: the Silver Star.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Company Commander, 1st Ranger Battalion, Algerian, Tunisian, Sicilian and Italian Campaigns
Highest Award
Silver Star
Graduation Year
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service
Lieutenant Colonel

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