Julio C. Campos
Lieutenant Colonel Julio C. Campos was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #30-69, 92nd OC Company, 19 September 1969. His first duty assignment was as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion 54th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Operations Officer, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany; Rifle Platoon Leader and Battalion S-4, 2/1st Infantry Battalion, 196th Infantry Brigade, Republic of Vietnam; Detachment Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company S-3, Company A, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, HHC and B Company, 2nd Battalion, 31st Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Battalion S-3, 2nd Battalion, 31st Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Operations and Training Officer, Security Assistance Field Office (USASAALA), Fort Clayton, Republic of Panama; Senior Infantry Battalion Advisor, 1st Battalion, 299th Infantry, Hawaii National Guard, Maui, Hawaii; Chief of Tactics, The School of the Americas, Fort Benning, Georgia; Director, Department of Joint and Combined Operations and Director, Command and General Staff Course, School of the Americas, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Lieutenant Colonel Campos is a graduate of the Supply School, Airborne School, Special Forces Officers Course, Armor Advanced Course, Colombian Airborne and Ranger Schools, Security Assistance Management Course, and the Command and General Staff College. His civilian education includes a Bachelors Degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. | His military awards include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Hawaii National Guard Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (1 Silver Star Device), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Legion of Merit Award (Republic of Venezuela), Combat Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge, and the Airborne and Ranger Badges (Republic of Colombia). | Lieutenant Colonel Campos retired from active duty and held the position of Director of Physical Security, Transportation, and Disaster Preparedness Departments, American Family Life Assurance Company (AFloridaAC), Columbus, Georgia. He served as a member of the Columbus Mayor’s Task Force on Homeland Security, and was serving as a Director of the OCS Alumni Association Board at the time of his induction into the Hall of Fame.