Joffre L. Gueymard
Colonel Joffre L. Gueymard was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 10 June 1942. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 1st Filipino Infantry, Fort Ord, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander and Battalion S3, 1st Filipino Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Filipino Infantry, New Guinea; Regimental S-3, 1st Filipino Infantry, The Philippines; Headquarters Commandant, Fort Jackson; CO Special Troop, Fifth Div, Fort Jackson; Battalion Executive Officer, 18th Infantry, Germany; Regimental S1, 18th Infantry, Germany; Battalion Commander, 18th Infantry, Germany; Staff Officer - G3, Fort Monroe; Infantry Section, USCONARC; Battalion Commander Div G1, 24th Division, Korea; Div Chief of Staff, 1st Cav Div, Korea; Staff Officer, Mgmt & Budget Div, O/RD; Branch Chief, Human Factors Research Div, O/RD, Executive Officer Student Brigade; Director of Nonresident Instruction USAIS; Secretary, USAIS, Operations Officer, USAIS. | Colonel Gueymard's awards and decoration include: Philippines Presidential Citation; Army Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; Combat Infantryman Badge; Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.