Levene J. Weigle

WEIGLE,LEVENE
Levene J. Weigle

Levene J. Weigle

Colonel Levene J. Weigel was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 September 1942, Class Number 70. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, A Company, 138th Infantry, Cold Bay, Alaska. | His subsequent duty assignment include: 81 MM Platoon Leader, H Company, 422d Infantry, 106 Infantry Division, Europe; POW-Germany, JROTC St. Joseph's MA, PMS & T, St. Joseph's MA, Hays, Kansas; Company Commander, H Company, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Bamberg, Germany; S-2/S-3, 2nd Battalion and 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, Bamberg, Germany; Headquarters, 26th Infantry, Regimental S-3, Bamberg, Germany; G-3, Headquarters, Army Field Forces, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Battalion Commander, 3d Battalion, 19th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division; G-3, Headquarters, 24th Infantry Division, Korea; Branch Chief, Resource Component Division, DCSOPS-USCONARC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Battalion Commander, 3d Armored Rifle Battalion, 51st Infantry, 4th Armor Group, Butzback, Germany; Deputy Headquarters/Commandant and Executive Officer Special TPS, Heidelberg, Germany; Chief of Army Reserve, Division Chief, Operations and Training Division, OCAR, Pentagon; 5th United States Army SROTC, Creighton University, PMS Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska; Director of Army Instruction, JROTC Denver Public Schools, Denver, Colorado (Retired). | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit (Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1973

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00658