Lawrence S. Mcafee, Jr.

Lawrence S. Mcafee, Jr.

Lawrence S. Mcafee, Jr.

Colonel Lawrence S. McAfee Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 4 April 1967. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, 5th Training Brigade (BCT), Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Company Commander, Delta Company, 18th Battalion, 5th Brigade (BCT), Fort Knox, Kentucky;  Rifle Platoon Leader, Alpha Company, 5th Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division Vietnam;  Company Commander, Foxtrot Company, AIT Brigade, Fort McClellan, Alabama;  Special Assistant to the Deputy Corps Commander, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas;  Battalion S-1, 5th Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Company Commander, HHC, 5th Bn, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  S-3, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Headquarters Commandant and Deputy G-4, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea;  Security Plans and Operations Officer, Division Support Commander, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief of Training, G-3, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas;  Executive to the Director of Plans and Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Department of the Army, Pentagon; Executive Officer, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; and Inspector General, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. | His military awards include: the Bronze Star Medal for Valor w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Army Staff Identification Badge. | Military schools attended include: the Infantry Officers Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia;  the Command and General/Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; and the Inspector Generals School, Washington, D.C.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01433