John J. Leeper


John J. Leeper

Colonel John J. Leeper was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 28 March 1945, class number 428. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 89th Battalion, IRTC, Camp Maxey, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 158th Regimental combat Team, Japan; Liaison Officer and Port Utilities Maintenance Officer, 2d Major Port, Yokohama, Japan; Personal Affairs Officer, 6230th Reception Center, Fort Ord, California; Platoon Leader/Company Commander, Company H, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2d Division, Korea; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 6023 Per Center, Fort Ord, California; Committee Chief, Rifle Command Division Facility, Fort Ord, California; Transportation Officer, Toul Engineer Depot, Toul, France; company Commander, 13 Transportation Battalion, 2d Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Advisor, MAAG, Vietnam; Trans Rqmts Officer, J-4, Headquarters, MACV, Vietnam; Special Project Officer, Director of Transportation and Installations, Headquarters, USA Supply and Maintenance Command, Washington, D.C.; Commanding Officer, 49th Transportation Center, 7th Army, Europe; Chief, Movement Division, USA Traffic Management Agency, Central Europe; Senior Advisor, 2d Area Logistics Command, Advisory Team 8, MACV, Quinhon, Vietnam; Deputy Director, Directorate of Systems, Headquarters MTMTS, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Leeper's awards and decorations include: Vietnamese Distinguished Service Order (2d Class), Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, 158th Regimental combat Team, Japan
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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