Leroy Strong

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Leroy Strong

Leroy Strong

Colonel LeRoy Strong was commissioned an Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1943, class number 164. His first duty assignment was as Aide-de-Camp to Assistant Division Commander and Division Commander, 106th Infantry Division, CONUS and European Theater of Operations. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant G3, 28th Infantry Division, European Theater of Operations; Op Intel Off, AFHeadquarters and MTOUSA, Italy and EUCOM; CO, 42d Armd Infantry Bn, 2d Armd Division, Camp Hood, Texas; Central Intel Agency; XO, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant J1, USTD.C./MAAG, Taiwan; JCS Coordinator, OACSI, DA, Washington, D.C.; G2, I Corps (Gp), Korea; G3, USATC, Fort Polk, Louisiana; CO, 3d Bde, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Def Intel Agcy, Washington, D.C.; Director of Civilian Marksmanship, NBPRP, Washington, D.C.; Mbr, Dept of Research and Studies, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Chief, Curriculum Dev Div, Dept of Research and Studies, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Chairman, Department of Research and Studies, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. | Colonel Strong attended the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the United States Army War College. He also holds an AB Degree in Sociology from Wichita University, Wichita, Kansas. | Colonel Strong's awards and decorations include: ARCOM w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Ordre de Leopold, BECroix de Guerre.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Chairman | Department of Research and Studies | Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania

  • Highest Award

    Army Commendation Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1973

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00651