Karl W. Volk, Jr.

Karl W. Volk, Jr.

Karl W. Volk, Jr.

Colonel Karl W. Volk, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 9 March 1943, class number 190. His first duty assignment was as Headquarters Company Commander, 194th Glider Infantry, 17th A/B Division, Camp Mackall No. C, 2d Battalion. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Regiment Adjutant, 393d Inf, 99th Div, Camp Maxey, Texas and European Theater of Operations; G-1 Section, Presidio of San Francisco, Headquarters Sixth Army; Training Officer & Company Commander, Schofield Barracks, T.H., Hawaii; S-3 Section, Schofield Bks, T.H., 5th Rct, Hawaii & Korea; DCSOPS Action Officer and Assistant Executive, Dept of Army; Dep C/S, Headquarters Base Section, Poitiers, France; Battle Group S-4, MAG, 11th Inf, 2d Div, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant G-4; Headquarters 2d Div, Fort Benning, Georgia; Division G-3, Headquarters, 1st Cav Div, Korea; Chief, Plans Office, Enl Pers Directorate, EPF, OPO, Dept of Army; Executive Assistant to the D.CSPER, D.CSPER, DA. | Colonel Volk's awards and decorations include: Purple Heart w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star Medal w/2 Clusters; Legion of Merit; CIB w/1 Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1966

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00253