James S. Jewel

James S. Jewel

James S. Jewel

Colonel James Seargeant Jewel was commissioned Infantry with OCS class 1-63 on 15 February 1963. His first duty assignment upon commissioning was as a fixed wing aviator/assistant BDE  S-4, HQ and HQ Co, 3rd BDE, 3rd Inf Div, Aschaffenberg, Germany. | His subsequent assignments include: Plt Ldr, 334th Armed Helicopter Co, Bien HOA, Republic of Vietnam; Senior Tactics Instructor Pilot, Department of Tactics, Fort  Rucker, AL; Special Projects/Gunnery Instructor, Department of Tactics, Fort  Rucker, AL; Co Cdr, 120th Assault Helicopter Co, Long Binh, Republic of Vietnam; Executive Officer, Recruiting Main Station, Seattle, WA; Author/Instructor, Department of Tactics, CGSC, Fort  Leavenworth, KS; Author, Department of Training and Doctrinal Literature, Fort  Leavenworth, KS; Assistant Chief of Staff, Combined Arms Center, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Investigator, Office of the Inspector General, HQDA, Washington, D.C; Assistant Executive/AD.C, Office of the Inspector General, HQDA, Washington, D.C; Battalion Cdr, Miami Recruiting Battalion, Miami, Florida; Assistant Chief of Staff, HQ TRADOC, Fort  Monroe, VA; Chief, Accessions Div, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for PERS, HQDA, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Jewel attended Airborne School, Fixed Wing Aviator School, Rotary Wing Aviator School, Armor Officers Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, and Army War College Corresponding Studies Course. | His military awards and decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Stars w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medals w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Air Medal w/V Device and 235 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/Silver Star, Army Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Service Medal w/60 device, Valorous Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/2 Gold Palms, Expert Infantryman Badge, Senior Army Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge.

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  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Flying Cross

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