Lewis D. Overstreet

Lewis D. Overstreet

Lewis D. Overstreet

Colonel Lewis D. Overstreet was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 10 October 1972, Class number 187. His first duty assignment was as Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, 264th Infantry, 66th Infantry Division, Florida. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Platoon Leader, 330th Infantry, 83rd Infantry Division, European Theater, World War II; Commander, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 330th Infantry, 83 Infantry Division, European Theater; Education Officer, 5th Army Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois; Education Officer, Headquarters and Service Command, Far East Command, Tokyo, Japan; Battalion Commander, 4th GM Battalion, 1st Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas; Information Officer, Headquarters, 8th U.S. Army, Seoul, Korea; Information Officer, Washington, D.C.; Staff Officer, J-5 Long Range Plans, Headquarters CINCPAC, Honolulu, Hawaii; Commander, Air Defense Artillery Group, 17th Artillery group, Norfolk, Virginia; Deputy Commander and Commander, Headquarters Area Command, Saigon, Vietnam. | Colonel Overstreet's awards and decorations include: Royal Crown of Thailand Fourth Class, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit (Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star (V Device and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters).

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00693