Leonard A. Leassear
Colonel Leonard A. Leassear was commissioned as an Ordnance Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 01-66, 13 June 1966. | His duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Company Commander, Republic of South Korea from 1967-68; Company Commander 79th Maintenance Battalion, Long Binh, Vietnam from 1971-72; Secretary of the General Staff, U.S. Army Materiel and Readiness Command, Alexandria, Virginia from 1976-79; U.S. Army Inspector General Agency, Washington, D.C. from 1981-82; 702nd Maintenance Battalion Commander, U.S. Army 2nd Division, Camp Casey, South Korea from 1981-82; Chief of Surveillance Division, U.S. Army Materiel Command, Alexandria, Virginia from 1984-85; Division Support Command Commander, U.S. Army Headquarters, Camp Casey, South Korea from 1985-86; Director of Maintenance, Tank and Automotive Command, Warren, Michigan from 1986-88. From 1988 to his retirement in 1990, Colonel Leassear served as the Logistics Division Chief at the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington D.C. | Following his retirement from the military, he joined a logistics system engineering firm, Innovative Logistics Techniques (Innolog), in Reston, Virginia, as a Program Manager. He worked at the firm for 13 years and departed as a Senior Vice President for Army Programs in 2003. | Colonel Leassear's military education includes: Officer Candidate School, Maintenance Officer Course, Command and Central Staff College, Defense System Management College for Program Management Course, Industrial College for the Armed Forces and the Carnegie Mellon School of Management. | His military awards and decorataions include: Legion of Merit w/one oak leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, 3 Vietnam Service Medals, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Decoration.