Kern Dunagan

DUNAGAN,KERN
Kern Dunagan

Kern Dunagan

Major Kern W. Dunagan was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 3-63, 25 June 1963. His first duty assignment was as Admin Officer, Nuclear Weapons Command, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: XO and Commander, Airborne Training Company, 4th Student Battalion, TSB, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander, Headquarters Company and Rifle Company, 3d Battalion, 21st Infantry, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Vietnam; Deputy G-1, 3d Armored Division, Frankfurt, Germany; Chief, Supply Division, Augsburg, Germany. | His awards and decorations include: Ranger Tab, Pathfinder Badge, Parachute Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross (with Gold Star), GCM, Purple Heart (2 Awards), Army commendation Medal, Air Medal (with V Device), Bronze Star (with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Medal of Honor.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Medal of Honor

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00517

  • MH ID#

    MH_00046