Kenneth S. Pond

Kenneth S. Pond

Kenneth S. Pond

Colonel Kenneth S. Pond was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 16 April 1958, class number 2. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, USATC, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, USATC, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Platoon Leader/XO, 10th Infantry, Panama, Canal Zone; Company Commander, Battalion S-1, 1st Battalion, 3d Infantry, Fort Myer, VA; Battalion Advisor, Vietnam; XO, Mountain Ranger Camp, Dahlonega, GA; Committee Chairman, Combat Conditioning committee, Fort Benning, GA; Battalion XO and Brigade S-1, 196th Infantry Brigade, Vietnam; Deputy Secretary, Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry, Fort Benning, GA; Investigator and Assistant Executive, Office of Inspector General, DA, Washington, D.C.; Chief, Personnel Training Division, OPMD, MILPERCEN, Alexandria, VA. | His awards and decorations include: Foreign Awards, Vietnam Service Medal (4), National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Bronze Star Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star

  • Year Inducted

    1981

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01008