Kenneth E. Hintz
Colonel Kenneth R. Hintz was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 February 1945, Class # 405A-45. His first duty assignment was as Assault Gun Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 3 Battalion, 36 Armd Infantry Regiment, 3 Armd Division, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Reconnaissance Platoon Leader & Sqdn Adjutant, HHC, 11th Constabulary Sqdn, 1st Regiment, Germany; Sqdn Adjutant, Headquarters Co Commander, HHC, 11th Constabulary Sqdn, 1st Regiment, Germany; Troop Executive, Headquarters, Trp, 35th Cav Sqdn, 3d ACR, Fort Mead, Maryland; Sqdn Adjutant, Headquarters, 35th Cav Sqdn, 3rd ACR, Fort Meade, Maryland; Platoon Leader, Co H, 3d Bn ACR, Fort Meade, Maryland; Asst SGS, Headquarterstrs, USAREUR, Heidelberg, Germany; Commanding Officer, Headquarterstrs Co, 2nd Armd Cav Regiment, Nurnberg, Germany; Asst S-3, Headquarters, 2nd Armd Cav Regiment, Nurnberg, Germany; Instr, General Subjects Dept, The Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Department Operation Officer, General Subjects Dept, The Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Asst D.CSPER, Headquarters, US MAAG Taiwan; Asst SGS, Office, Chief of Staff, USA, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Executive Officer, Standards & Systems Offfice, OPO, Pentagon; Commanding Officer, 1st Cav Div, Headquarters, 1st Bn, 15th Armor, Korea; Commanding Officer, Headquarters, 1st Bn, 72nd Armor, Korea; Deputy Director, Gen Subjs Dept, and Command & Staff Dept, The Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Dept Director, Sr Officers’ Preventive Maint Dept, The Armor School, Munich, Germany; Deputy Commanding Officer, Headquarters Support District Sued Bayern, Augsburg, Germany. | Colonel Hintz's awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star.