Keith A. Bieschke
Colonel Keith A. Bieschke was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 9 June 1943, class number 148. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 201 Infantry, 1st Battalion. | His subsequent duty assignments include: MG Plat Ldr, 1st Bn, 121 Inf, 8th Inf Div, European Theater of Operations; Unit Cmdr, Grd Forces Reinf. Cmd, European Theater of Operations; Plat & Co Cmdr, 3rd Div, 7th Inf, Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Platoon & Co Cmdr, 10th Constabulary Sqdn, EUCOM; Bn Mtr Off, 73rd Tank Bn, Fort Benning, Georgia; Co Cmdr, 73rd Tank Bn, Korea; Army Adv, New Jersey NG, 102d Cav Regiment, West Orange, New Jersey; Co Cmdr, 57th Tk Bn, 2nd Armored Div, USAREUR; Bn S-3, 57th Tk Bn, 2nd Armored Div, USAREUR; Ass’t G-3, Headquarters, 2nd Armored Div, USAREUR; G-3 Sect, USCONARC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; XO, Cmdr, Atlantic Area Inst Cmd, Canal Zone; Dep Dept Div, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Res Affairs Sect Chief, U.S. Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Corps Adv & Det Cmdr, KMAG, Korea. | His awards and decorations include: CIB, ACM, Bronze Star w/ 2 Clusters, Silver Star.