Kenneth E. Davidson

Kenneth E. Davidson

Kenneth E. Davidson

Colonel Kenneth E. Davidson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 19 July 1945. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Tokyo, Japan; Commander, | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Tokyo, Japan;  Platoon Leader/Commander, 717th Tank Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Lewis; Platoon Leader/Liaison Officer/Commander, 70th Tank Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Korea; Reserve Advisor, Washington Military District, Seattle, Washington; Adjutant/Commander, 62d Tank Battalion, 10th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas and Germany; S-3, 3d Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 10th Division, Germany; Staff Officer, USA Aviation, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Commander, Aviation Battalion, 15th AVN, Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division; Staff Officer, J-3, US Strike Command, Mac Dill Air Force Base, Florida; Battalion Commander, 5th Battalion, 2d Brigade, USATC, Fort Lewis, Washington; Staff Officer, J-3, Headquarters MACV, SAIGON; Group Commander, BCT Committee Group, USATC; Senior Advisor, 81st Infantry Brigade (MECH), Advisor Group, Washington National GD. | His awards and decorations include: Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit, and Army Commendation Medal (w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster).

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Army Commendation Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00671