Jeffrey William Nelson
Colonel Jeffrey William Nelson was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 12 November 1969. His first duty assignment was as a Training Officer, Company C, 6th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, United States Army Training Center, Fort Benning, Georgia on 12 November 1969. | His subsequent duty assignments were: Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry, Georgia; United States Army Basic Airborne School, Georgia; John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center, North Carolina; Detachment Commander, A-513, B-51, 5th Special Forces Group, Vietnam; Detachment Commander, A-513, B-51, United States Army, Vietnam; Detachment Commander, Company B, 360th Psychological Operations BN, MN; Company Commander, Company B, 360th Psychological Operations BN, MN; Platoon Leader, 19th Psychological Operations Company, MN; Battalion S-3, 3d Battalion, 3d Infantry (Old Guard), 205th Infantry BDE, MN; Assistant S-3, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Operations Officer, Directorate Reserve Components, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; S-3 Air, 1st Battalion, 77th Armor, 4th Armor Division, Colorado; Evaluator, Special Operations, Fort Bliss, Texas; Defense Language Institute, Spanish (Latin American), Monterey, CA; Battalion S-5, 3d Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Colon, Panama; Executive Officer, Company C, 3d Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Colon, Panama; Team Leader, Operations, Planning Assistance Team, El Salvador; Company Commander (HHC), 3d Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Colon, Panama; Assistant Group S-3, 1st Special Forces Group, Fort Lewis, Washington; Readiness Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, 88th Army Command, Minnesota; Brigade S-2, 205th Infantry, MN; Battalion Commander, 3d Battalion, 3d Infantry, 205th Infantry, Minnesota; Division Chief, Supply and Services, Logistics, 88th Army Command, MN; Battalion Commander, 13th Psychological Operations BN, 2 PSYOP Group, Minnesota; Chief, Support Team A, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, 353d CA Command, Pennsylvania; Chief, Special Functions, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, 353d CA Command, Homewood, Illinois; Executive Officer, 308th Civil Affairs Brigade, 353d CA Command, Homewood, Illinois; Civil Affairs Liaison Officer, J-4, EUCOM, Army Special Operations Command, Stuttgart, Germany; Psychological Operations Officer, Army Peacekeeping Institute, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. | His military education consists of: Basic Airborne School, Special Forces Officers Qualification Course, Psychological Operations Reserve Course, Infantry Officers Advance Course, Command and General Staff Officer Course, Minnesota Winter Operations Instructor Course, Winter Operations Field Grade Course, Defense Language Institute (Spanish), Jumpmaster Course, Terrorism in Low Intensity Conflict Course, Terrorism Counteraction/Physical Security School, Reserve Logistical Management Course, Mobilization Planner Course, Reserve Component National Security Course, Civil Affairs Advance Reserve Course, Defense Strategy Course and the United States Army War College.