Joseph Salonick

Joseph Salonick

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.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1964

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00206