Lyle R. Metzler

Lyle R. Metzler

Lyle R. Metzler

Chaplain (Colonel) Lyle R. Metzler was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 20 January 1967. His first duty assignment was as Tactical Officer, 91st Company, 9th Student Battalion, The Student brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company B, 2d Battalion, 327th Infantry, Vietnam; Executive Officer, Company B, 2d Battalion, 327th Infantry, Vietnam; S-3 (Air), 2d Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam; Instructor, Company Operations, Infantry School, Georgia; Commander, Company D, 3d Battalion, 22d Infantry, Vietnam; S-l, 1st Battalion, 503d Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Commander, HHC, 1st Battalion, 503d Infantry, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S-3, Company C, 3d Battalion, 10th Special Forces, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Commander, Operation Detachment A-333, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Chaplain, 490th Civil Affairs Company, Abilene, Texas; Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer, 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, San Antonio, Texas.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

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