Leo J. Weeks

WEEKS,LEO
Leo J. Weeks

Leo J. Weeks

Colonel Leo J. Weeks was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 15 June 1960. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 1st Cavalry Division, Korea; Company Executive Officer, Frankfurt Post, Federal Republic of Germany; Company Commander, Army Garrison, Frankfurt Post, Federal Republic of Germany; Assistant Intelligence and Operations Officer, Frankfurt Post, Federal Republic of Germany; Battalion Advisor, Ben Luc, Republic of Vietnam; Regimental Advisor, Ben Luc, Republic of Vietnam; Assistant Operations Officer, Troop Command, Fort Benning, Georgia; Headquarters Commandant, 1st Infantry Division, Lai Khe, Republic of Vietnam; Senior Aide-de-Camp, 1st Field Force, Long Binh, Republic of Vietnam; Armor Infantry Officer, United States Embassy, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany; Brigade Adjutant, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Deputy Director of Recruiting, Fort Riley, Kansas; Author/Instructor, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Arms Control Staff Officer, Headquarters European Command, Stuttgart, Federal Republic of Germany; Author/Instructor, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia; Army Attache to Sweden, United States Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden; and Defense Attache to Switzerland, United States Embassy, Bern, Switzerland. | Colonel Weeks is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Communication Course, Motor Officer Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Armed Forces Staff College, Attache Course, Security Assistance Management Course and Foreign Service Institute of Washington, D.C. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart, Distinguished Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Ribbon w/ 3 device.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1990

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01348