James V. Coleman

COLEMAN,JAMES
James V. Coleman

James V. Coleman

Colonel James V. Coleman was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 15 August 1942, class number 51. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 133d Inf, 34th Div, North Ireland. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Rifle Company Commanding Officer, Infantry Battalion S-3, 133d Inf, 34th Div, Italy; Inf Battalion Chaplain, 223d Inf, 40th Div, Camp Cooke, California; Inf Battalion Chaplain, 223d Inf, 40th Div, Japan; Regimental Chaplain, 223d Inf, 40th Div, Korea; Div Arty Chaplain, Div Arty, 11th Abn Div, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Asst Div Chaplain, Headquarters, 11th Abn Div, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Div Arty Chaplain, Div Arty, 11th Abn Div, Augsburg, Germany; BG Chaplain, 187th Abn BG, 24th Inf Div, Augsburg, Germany & Lebanon; Group Chaplain, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Asst Army Chaplain, Headquarters, 3d U.S. Army, Fort McPherson, Georgia; International Staff Chaplain, Headquarters, USA Elm, SHAPE, Paris, France; Asst Staff Chaplain, Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Washington, D.C.; Staff Chaplain, Headquarters, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Coleman's awards and decorations include: Sr Prcht Badge; CIB; KPUC; UNM; French Croix De Guerre w/p; AFEM; KSM w/2 CS; NDSM; AOC; FAME w/5 GS; ACN; ADSM; Purple Heart; JSCM; Bronze Star Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00427