John Temperilli, Jr.

TEMPERILLI,JR.,JOHN
John Temperilli, Jr.

John Temperilli, Jr.

Colonel John Temperilli, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 1 October 1953, Class Number 67. His first duty assignment was as Assistant Platoon Leader, 112 Med Battalion, 37th Infantry Division, Camp Polk, Louisiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Medical Evac Pilot, 57 Med Det (Hel Amb), Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Maint Officer, 54 Med Det (Hel Amb), Korea; Commander, 54 Med Det (Hel Amb), Korea; Commander EN Med Det, 499 EN Battalion (CBT), Fort Benning, GA; Commander, 3d Field Hospital, Fort Benning, GA; Maint Officer, 57 Med Det (Hel Amb), Fort Meade, MD; Commander, 57 Med Det (Hel Amb), Fort Meade, MD; Commander, 57 Med Det (Hel Amb), Republic of Vietnam; Maint Officer, Brooke Army Medical Center, Avn Section, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Fly Leader, Admin Officer, 421 Med Co (Air Amb), Nellingen, Germany; Operations Officer, 421 Med Co (Air Amb), Nellingen, Germany; Platoon Leader, 45 Med Co (Air Amb); Republic of Vietnam; Battalion Commander, U.S. Army Medical Training Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Chief of Operations Division, U.S. Army Med Tng Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Chief of Training Division, U.S. Army Med Training Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Aviation Staff Officer, Health Services Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Commander, 56 Medical Battalion, Fort Ord, CA; Medical Service Coordinator, U.S. Army Readiness Region I, Fort Devens, Massachusetts. | Military schools attended include: U.S. Army Aviation School, MSC Advance Course, Helicopter Instrument Course. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Commendation Medal, American Defense with One Oak Leaf Cluster, VN Campaign (5), USA Reserve Medal, VN Service Medal with 60 Device.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00853