Larry A. Leonard
Colonel Larry Alan Leonard was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 59-67, 12 October 1967. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Training Officer for a Basic Combat Training Company (BCT) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Student Pilot, Fort Wolters, Texas, and Fort Rucker, Alabama; Assault Helicopter Platoon Leader, 170 Assault Helicopter Company, Pleiku and Kontum, Republic of Vietnam; Rotary Wing Instructor Pilot, Training Brigade, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Medivac Pilot, 1133 Air Ambulance (ALARNG), Montgomery, Alabama; Aviation Maintenance Officer, 731 Maintenance Battalion (ALARNG), Tallassee, Alabama; S-2/3, 731 Maintenance Battalion (ALARNG), Tallassee, Alabama; Transportation Movement Officer, 167 Support Command (ALARNG), Birmingham, Alabama; Battalion Commander, 1103 Transportation Battalion (ALARNG), Eufaula, Alabama; Assistant Chief of Transportation, 167 Support Command (ALARNG), Birmingham, Alabama; Group Commander, 226th Area Support Group, (ALARNG), Mobile, Alabama. | His military education and training includes: the United States Air Force Air War College, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army Transportation Officers Advance Course, U.S. Army Aviation Maintenance Officers Course, Officers Rotary Wing Pilot Course and the United States Army War College. Colonel Leonard holds a BS from Auburn University and a Masters of Public Administration from Auburn University. | Colonel Leonard's awards and decorations include: Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/42 device, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal of Alabama, Faithful Service Ribbon of Alabama.