Leslie E. Stanford

STANFORD,LESLIE
Leslie E. Stanford

Leslie E. Stanford

Colonel Leslie E. Stanford was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 18 December 1942, class number 129. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, Wpn Plat Ldr, CO XO, Co E, 357th Inf, Camp Barkley, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Tng O & CO XO, 90th Inf Div IRTC, Camp Roberts, California; CO Rifle Co, Co L, 119th Inf, 30th Inf, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany;  CO Tng Co, Div IRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Bn S-3, 1st Bn, 2d Inf, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Student & Staff O, Counter Intel Corps Center, Fort Holabird, Maryland; Staff O, S-4, Counter Intel Corps Center, Fort Holabird, Maryland; Supply O, Region III, 66th CIC Det, Frankfurt, Germany;  CIC Officer, Region III, 66th CIC Det Frankfurt, Germany; Student, IOAC #2, Fort Benning, Georgia; PMS-Howe Military School, ROTC Instructor Gp, Howe, Ind; Student, CGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Bn XO, Asst G-3, 3d Bn, 34th Inf Regiment, 24th Inf Div, Korea; Intel O-DA, OACSI, Washington, D.C.; Staff O-Headquarters USARPAC, O&T Div, OACofS G-3, Hawaii; Regimentl XO, 1st Tng Regiment, USATC, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Bn CO, 2d Bn, 1st Tng Regiment, USATC, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Deputy CofS, Headquarters USATC, Fort Gordon, Georgia; PMS-Riverside Mil Academy, ROTC Instr Gp, Gainesville, Georgia; Dep Ch, Pol & Plans Div-DA, OCINFO, Washington, D.C.; Ch, Command Inf Div-DA, OCINFO, Washington D.C.;  XO-OCINFO, DA, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: CIB, Silver Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, ACM, American Campaign, EAME Campaign w/5 Stars, World War II Victory, Army Occ, Med, NDSM w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Belgian Fourragere, GS Ident Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00400