Leslie A. Layne
Colonel Leslie A. Layne was commissioned an Aviation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 5 Sept 1952, class number 26. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, 1st Field Artillery Battalion, 6th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Company Commander, Company A, 65th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division; Company Commander, 8024 Army Unit, Platoon Commander, Aviation Company, 9th Infantry Division; Aviation Officer, XIV U.S. Army Corps; Troop Commander, Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment and troop C, 1st Squadron, 14th Armored Cavalry Regiment; Platoon Commander, 60th Aviation Company; Assistant Division Aviation Officer, 502d Aviation Battalion, 2d Armored Division; Company Commander, Company B, 502d Aviation battalion, 2d Armored Division; Platoon Commander, 25th Aviation Battalion, 25th Division; Assistant Division Aviation Officer, 25th Aviation Battalion, 25th Division; Faculty Member, Command and General Staff College; Squadron Commander, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment; Branch Chief, HeadquartersDA, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, Inspector General, Office of the Inspector General, Headquarters, Fifth U.S. Army. | Colonel Layne's awards and decoration include: Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), AM V (3), Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star and Legion of Merit.