Lawrence P. Deccio

Lawrence P. Deccio

Lawrence P. Deccio

Colonel Lawrence Patrick Deccio was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, Transportation Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Class OC-51-RC on 30 April 1962.  His first duty assignment was as Communications Officer, HHD 144th Transportation Battalion (Terminal), Walla Walla, Washington. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Adjutant, S-1, HHD 144th Transportation Battalion (Terminal) Walla Walla, Washington; Liaison Officer, HHC 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Spokane, Washington; Platoon Leader (Anti-Tank), HHC 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Spokane, Washington; Platoon Leader (Rifle Platoon), Company C, 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Walla Walla, Washington; Adjutant, S-1, HHD 41st Aviation Battalion, Tacoma, Washington; Section Leader, Company B, 41st Aviation Battalion, Tacoma, Washington; Platoon Leader, 105th Engineer Company (Combat), Walla Walla, Washington; Adjutant, S-1, HHD 41st Aviation Battalion, Tacoma,  Washington; Operations Officer, HHD 115th Transportation Group, Olympia, Washington; Asst Operations & Training Officer, HHD 116th Support Center, Olympia, Washington; Asst Operations & Training Officer, HHD Washington Army National Guard, Tacoma, Washington; Battalion S-3, HHD 248th Transportation Battalion (Motor Transport) Aberdeen, Washington; Brigade Maintenance officer, HHD 181st Support Battalion (Mechanized), Seattle, Washington; Chief, Personnel Actions, HHD Washington Army National Guard, Tacoma, Washington; Maintenance Officer, HHD Washington Army National Guard, Tacoma, Washington; Plans, Operations & Training Officer, HHD Washington Army National Guard, Tacoma, Washington; Safety Officer, State Area Command, Washington, Tacoma, Washington; Director of Personnel & Administration, State Area Command, Washington, Tacoma, Washington; Director of Plans, Operations & Training, State Area Command, Washington, Tacoma, Washington; and Chief of Staff, State Area Command (STARC), Washington, Camp Murray, Tacoma, Washington. |His military schools attended include: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Transportation Officer Orientation Course, Infantry Officer Basic Course, The Army Maintenance Management System, Materiel Readiness, Transportation Officer Advance Course, Command and General Staff College. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Commendation Medal w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal (30 years); Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Service Ribbon; Washington State Good Conduct Ribbon; State Disaster Relief Ribbon; State Unit Citation Ribbon; State National Guard Service Ribbon (35 years).

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Transportatioin Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_01379