Leland A. Wilson


Leland A. Wilson

Colonel Leland A. Wilson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 31 March 1952, class number 10. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 31st Armored Battalion, Camp Roberts, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 461st Infantry Battalion, Korea; Company Officer, 2d Replacement Company, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Forward Observer and Battery Executive Officer, Battery B, 15th Armored FA Battalion, Ladd Air Force Base, Alaska; Instructor, Gunnery Department, U.S. Army Artillery and Missile School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; S-3, 2d Howitzer Battalion, 8th Artillery, Korea; Project Officer, USA Airborne, Electronics and Special Warfare Board, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 54th Artillery Group, Vietnam; Commanding Officer, 2d Battalion, 32d Artillery, Vietnam; Chief, Plans and Operations Division, TACFIRE Directorate, U.S. Army Automatic Data Field Systems Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Staff Officer, Command and Control Division, Operations Directorate, ODCSOPS, Washington, D.C.; Director, Tactical Operations System Directorate, Office of Project Manager, Army Tactical Data System, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Colonel Wilson's awards and decorations include: MUC, Navy Unit Commendation, DUC, Army Commendation Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal (V Device), Legion of Merit.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 461st Infantry Battalion, Korea
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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