Jerry M. King
Colonel Jerry M. King was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 August 1956, class number 8. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 86th Infantry Regiment, 10th Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Platoon Leader, Company A, 3d Battalion, 37th Armor; Detachment Commander, FA 1, 77th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Detachment Commander, Company B, 7th Special Forces Group; Detachment Commander and Adjutant, Company B, 1st Special Forces Group; Adjutant and Supply Officer, Headquarters Special Troops, Fort Gordon; Division G-1 and G-3 Advisor, Advisory Team 70, MACV; Chief, Evaluations Division, Civil Affairs Agency, CDC, Unconventional Warfare Operations Officer, CDC, Institute of Stability and Security Operations; Battalion Commander, 2d Special Forces, Battalion, 1st SFG (Abn); Inspector General, HHC, 82d Airborne Division, Branch Chief, Requirements Directorate, ODCSOPS, DA, Washington; Special Planner, Special Operations Division J-3, OJCS.
His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal (3 Awards), Meritorious service Medal (2 Award), Legion of Merit, Cross of Gallantry (Silver Star), Air Medal (V Device-2 awards), Bronze Star, Silver Star.