John H. Reeder
Colonel John H Reeder was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 22 September 1942, class number 73. His first duty assignment was as Communications Officer, 506 Prcht Inf Reg, Europe. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Instructor, Prcht School, Fort Benning, Georgia; CO Company, 522nd Inf Bn, Fort Bragg and Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Comm O. & Sig O., 15th Inf Reg & Headquarters 3rd Div, Korea; Operations & Trng, Signal Corps Trng Center, Camp Gordon, Georgia; Radio Officer, U.S. Army Signal Service, Fort Brooke, Puerto Rico; Executive Officer, U.S. Army Signal Service, Fort Brooke, Puerto Rico; Sig Officer, Headquarters USARFANT & MDPR, Fort Brooke, Puerto Rico; N.G. Advisor, Fifth Army Advisory, GP, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Student, C&GS, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Advisor, Headquarters MACV, Vietnam, Programs Div Chief, Headquarters DA, OCC-E, Washington, D.C.; Plans Branch, Headquarters DA, OCC-E, Washington, D.C.; Div Sig Officer, Headquarters 9th Inf Div, Fort Riley-Vietnam; Deputy Sig Officer, Headquarters IIFFV, Vietnam. | Colonel Reeder's awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, w/2 Bronze Stars, Joint Service Commendation Medal, (2) Army Commendation Medals, Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman Badges 2nd Award.