Leland B. Fair

Leland B. Fair

Leland B. Fair

Colonel Leland Boyd Fair was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 4 January 1945, class number 383. His first duty assignment was as Platoon and Company Commander, A Company, 34th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Battalion S-2, 675 Gli F, A Battalion, 11th Airborne Division, Battalion S-3, 84th TK Battalion, 3d Armored Division; Military Intelligence Officer, ACS G-2, Headquarters Department of the Army; Geographer, 7th Infantry Division and G-2 GHeadquarters AFFE, Geographer, G-2, GHeadquarters AFFE, Assistant RCT S-2, 508th Airborne  RCT; AC of S G-2, Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division, USARPAC, Korea; Chief Review and Analysis Division Compsec, Headquarters, MDW, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.; Ln Officer, MSMCM Potsdam East Germany; Operations Officer, USMCM Potsdam, East Germany; G-2 United States Military Academy; Army Attache, American Embassy Belgrade, Yugo. | Colonel Fair's awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star, Soldiers Medal, Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00435