Joseph W. Marks


Joseph W. Marks

Colonel Joseph W. Marks was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1942. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Company Commander; Headquarters, 7th Army, Atlanta, Georgia; S-3, Georgia Military District, Atlanta, Georgia; Company Commander, Battalion Executive Officer, Battalion Commander, Regiment S-1, S-3, Regiment, Executive Officer, 8th Cavalry Regiment, Korea; Instructor, Tactics Department, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief, Airborne Section, MAAG, Germany; Office of Assistant Chief of Staff, Intelligence, DA; Army War College; Commander, 171st Infantry Brigade. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star; Bronze Star Medal; Purple Hear; Thailand Order of White Elephant; Combat Infantryman’s Badge; Senior Parachutist Badge; General Staff Identification Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader and Company Commander; Headquarters, 7th Army, Atlanta, Georgia
Highest Award
Silver Star
Graduation Year
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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