Joseph Salonick

SALONICK,JOSEPH
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Joseph Salonick

Colonel Joseph L. Salonick was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 1 September 1942, class number 61. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 29th Infantry Training Battalion, Camp Croft, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Executive Officer, Co C, 29th Inf Tng Bn, Camp Croft, South Carolina; Executive Officer and Company Commander, Co A, 29th Inf Tng Bn, Camp Croft, South Carolina; Company Commander, Co B, 113th Bn IRTC, Camp Robinson, Arkansas; Company Commander, Co G, 417th Inf, 76th Division, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin; Company Commander, Co G, 417th Inf, 76th Division, European Theater of Operations, World War II Campaigns; Battalion Executive Officer, 132d Bn, Headquarters, IRTC, Camp Robinson, Arkansas; Company Commander, AGD Replacement Depot, Camp Pickett, Virginia; Company Commander, 9301 TSU-TC #7 Replacement Regiment, Camp Kilmer, New Jersey; Student - Instructor, Staff and Faculty, Military Police School, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Instructor, Staff and Faculty, Military Police School, Camp Gordon, Georgia; Provost Marshal, Karlsruhe Sub-Post, 7809 SCU HMP EUCOM; Battalion Executive Officer, 759th MP Bn, EUCOM, Berlin; Battalion Commanding Officer, 175th MP Bn, EUCOM (Headquarters, Seventh Army); Provost Marshal, 5012 Svc Unit, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Provost Marshal/Advisor to Chinese MP Command and MP School, 8678 DU MAAG Taiwan, Taiwan, Formosa; Military Police Officer, Executive Group, Office of Chief Ordnance, Washington 25, D.C.; Chief, Physical Security Branch, Physical Security Branch, OCO (8561) Physical Security Br, Washington, 25, D.C.; The QM Provost Marshal, OQMG (8563), Washington, D.C.; Assistant Director of Admin, OQMG, Washington, D.C.; Provost Marshal, PM Sec (C1-2700), Headquarters USARSO, Fort Amador, Canal Zone. | Colonel Salonick's awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal w/V; Purple Heart w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Commendation Medal w/metal pendant; Presidential Unit Citation; Combat Infantryman Badge; three Campaign Battle Stars - Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe; Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Executive Officer, Co C, 29th Inf Tng Bn, Camp Croft, South Carolina
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Graduation Year
1942
Year Inducted
1964
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00206

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