Joseph E. O’Leary

O_LEARY,JOSEPH
Joseph E. O’Leary

Joseph E. O’Leary

Colonel Joseph E. O’Leary awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal; American Campaign Medal; Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal; World War II Victory Medal; Army Occupation Medal (Japan); Korean Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Philippine Independence Medal; Combat Infantryman’s Badge (two awards); Expert Infantryman’s Badge; Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation Badge; Chungmu District Military Service Medal with Gold Star from the Korean Government; Distinguished Military Service Medal (fourth class) from the Korean Army; Vietnamese Medal of Honor, first class.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00277