Leon E. Salomon

Lieutenant General Leon E. Salomon, uncovered
Lieutenant General Leon E. Salomon, uncovered
Leon E. Salomon

Leon E. Salomon

General Leon Edward Salomon was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in June 1959. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 2d Battalion, 3d Training Regiment, Fort Leonard Wood, MO. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Company A, 2d Battalion, 3d Training Regiment and Company Commander, Replacement Company, USA Training Center, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Logistics Instructor, USA Chemical Center and School, Fort McClellan, AL; Chief Chemical Supply and Maintenance Division, Headquarters USA Communications Zone, Europe, Orleans, France; Operations Officer, and Executive Officer, G-3 Section Headquarters USA Communications Zone, Europe, Orleans, France; Liaison Officer, Headquarters USA Communications Zone, Europe, Orleans, France; Chief Automated Log Systems Tests, Headquarters III US Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Operations Officer, Headquarters Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Logistics Systems Staff Officer, HQDA, Office of the DCSLOG; Battalion Commander, HQ 19th Maintenance Battalion  (DS), Giessen, FRG; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, HQ 3rd Armored Division, Frankfurt, FRG; Logistics Staff Officer, HQDA, Officer of the Chief of Staff Army; Director, Combat Service Support Systems, HQ TRADOC. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster. | Military schools attended include: Command and General Staff College, ICAF.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1982

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01059

  • DM ID#

    CM_00017