Joseph Colello, Jr.

Joseph Colello, Jr.

Joseph Colello, Jr.

Colonel Joseph Colello, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 28 June 1957, class number 4. His brief duty assignments include: Aviator R/W, Germany; Asst Opn Off, Germany; Co Cdr, Fort Riley, KS; Aviator F/W, Korea; Flight Op Off, Vietnam; Instructor Pilot, Fort Wolters, Texas; Flight Opn Off counter-insurgency, Vietnam; Requirements Off, Comm Div, OD.C.SR&D, Headquarters USASA, AHS, Arlington, VA; Avn Staff Advisor, Comm Div, OD.C.SR&D, Headquarters USASA, AHS, Arlington, VA; Bn Co, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Aide-de-Camp, Turkey; Author Instructor, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Deputy Director, Battle Simulations Development Directorate, Fort Leavenworth, KS; Director, Training Methods & Standards Directorate, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | His awards and decorations include: PRCHTBAD; Republic of VietnamCM; MSM; ARCOM; AFRM; AM; AM (num 1-90); AM (num 10-20); SRARAVB; LM; LM (1 Oak Leaf Cluster); VSM; MUC; NDSM; ARAVBAD; MSTARAVB; OS Svc Bars (3); Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Cit w-Palm (2).

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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