Lester R. Bowen, Jr.

Lester R. Bowen, Jr.

Lester R. Bowen, Jr.

Colonel Lester R. Bowen Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 29 August 1969. His first duty assignment was as a Weapons Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion (Mechanized), 61st Infantry, 5th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Motor Officer, 2d Battalion, 61st Infantry, 5th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion Motor Officer, 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Air Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Rifle Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry, 1st Air Cavalry, Vietnam; Assistant G-1, Officer Management, VII Corps, Mohringen, Germany; Chief, Administrative Services Division, VII Corps, Mohringen, Germany; Chief, Personnel Actions Division, VII Corps, Mohringen, Germany; Force Development Officer, VII Corps, Mohringen, Germany; Assistant Professor of Military Science, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire; Chief, Administrative Services Division, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Personnel Management Branch, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Personnel Services Division, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Personnel Distribution Division, 8th Personnel Command, Yong San, Korea; Personnel Management Officer, U.S. Army Military Personnel Center, Alexandria, Virginia; and Chief, Mobilization, Plans and Operations Division, U.S. Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01554