Joseph A. Goldes
Colonel Joseph A. Goldes was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 January 1944, class number 314. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company C, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Inf Div, Luxembourg, Belgium. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Company B, 8th Inf Regiment, 4th Inf Div, Germany; S-2, Headquarters 25th Combat Team, Fort Benning, Georgia; Ass’t G-2, Headquarters 24th Inf Div, Kokura, Japan; Ass’t PMS&T, Dep’t Mil Science, CCNY, New York, New York; Student, Inf Officer Advance Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Ass’t J-2, Ground Estimates Officer, Joint Staff, CINCPAC, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Deputy Comptroller, USARPAC, Headquarters Fort Shafter, USARPAC, Oahu, Hawaii; PMS, St. Louis College, ROTC Instructor Gp, Honolulu, Hawaii; Instructor Nuclear Supervisor Crse, SWTG, Armed Forces Special WPNS Project, Sandia Base, New Mexico; Deputy Director, Tech Tng Div, SWTG, Armed Forces Special WPNS Project, Sandia Base, New Mexico; Bn S-3 Gen Outpost Mission, Headquarters 2d Bn, 19th Inf Regiment, 24th Inf Div, DMZ, Korea; Dep G-1, Headquarters 1st Cav Div, Korea; Ass’t G-3, Plans & Opns, Headquarters 1st Inf Div, Fort Riley, Kansas; Student, Regular Crse, Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief, Emergency Actions Br, War Rm Div, ODCSOPS, Headquarters DA, Pentagon; Action Officer, Gen Opns Div, ODCSOPS, Headquarters DA, Pentagon; Action Officer, NUC Div, OACSFOR, Headquarters DA, Pentagon; Bn CO, Headquarters 2d Bn, 3rd Tng Regiment, USATCI, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Deputy G-3, Headquarters, USATC, Inf, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Special Assistant to Chief of Staff, USMILGP, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; Student, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Brigade CO, Headquarters 2d BCT Bde, USATC, Fort Gordon, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, ARCOM w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, CIB, Army Gen Staff Identification Badge.