James F. Dunn, Jr.
Colonel James F. Dunn, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 1 September 1953, class number 63. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 188 Airborne Infantry Regiment, 11th Airborne Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Platoon Leader and Assist S-3, Headquarters Regiment, 22d Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division; Executive Officer and Commanding Officer, 10th Ord Company; Demonstration and Project Officer, Headquarters Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Operations Officer, U.S. Army Ord Climatic Test Det. Fort Churchill, Manitoba, Canada; Personnel Actions Officer, Ord Branch and Assistant to Chief, OPO, Office of Personnel Directorate, Washington, D.C.; Log Officer, Supply and Services Division, Headquarters EUCOM J4, Paris; Battalion Commander, 3d Infantry Division, 703d Maintenance Battalion; Ordnance Advisor, Ord Adv Division, Headquarters MACV; Battalion Commander, 101st Airborne, 801st Maintenance Battalion; Headquarters DA Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics. | Colonel Dunn's awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal w/ V Device and w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation, Air Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.