Lieutenant Colonel Leonard Lowry was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 1 December 1942, class number 114. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Company I, 127th Infantry, Australia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive Officer, Company I, 127th Infantry, New Guinea-Leyte, Philippine Islands; Company Commander, Company I, 127th Infantry, Luzon, P.I.-Japan Occupation; Company Commander, Company I, 10th Inf, Co B, 2nd Inf, Co B, 7th Inf (Inactivated all three companies) Camp Campbell, Kentucky; ORC Advisor, ORC-MDW, Washington, D.C.; Company Commander, Co C, 38th Inf, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Co C, 38th Inf Korea; Battalion S-3, Headquarters 1st Bn, 38th Inf, Korea; NG Advisor, Headquarters 3rd Bn, 186th, Astoria, Oregon; NG Advisor, Headquarters 1st Bn, 186th Inf, Medford, Oregon; Bn. Exec. Off., Headquarters 2d Bn, 2d Inf. Munich, Germany; Battalion Commander, Headquarters 2d Bn, 2d Inf. Fort Ord, California; Chairman, Leadership Committee, Staff Dept, USAIC, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His military education and training include: Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Associate Infantry Advanced, Fort Benning, Georgia; Graduate Associate C&GS College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | Lieutenant Lowry's awards and decorations include: Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star w/Cluster, Bronze Star w/Cluster and V Device, Purple Heart w/Four Oak Leaf Clusters, Combat Infantryman Badge w/Star.