Manuel A. Diemer

Manuel A. Diemer

Manuel A. Diemer

Colonel Manuel A. Diemer was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-78, 7 December 1978. His first duty assignment was as a Weapons Platoon Leader, Charlie Company (Airborne), I5' Battalion, 60lh Infantry, Fort Richardson, Alaska. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Charlie Company (Airborne), 1st Battalion, 60th Infantry, Fort Richardson. Alaska; Support Platoon Leader, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 60th Infantry. Lort Richardson, Alaska; Aide to the Commanding General, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Detachment Commander, Bravo Company. 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Detachment Commander. Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; G3 Training Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, South Korea; Company Commander. Delta Company. 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, South Korea; Liaison Officer, International Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol (LRRP) School, Weingarten, Germany; Company Commander, Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Battalion Operations Officer, 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Group Operations Officer, Headquarters, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Group Executive Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; J3, Chief, United States Central Command (GENICOM) Branch, United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (SWTG) (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; G3 Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans Officer, United States Army Special Operations Command (USASOC), Fort Bragg. North Carolina; Chief of Staff, United States Special Forces Command (USASFC), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Commander, United States Special Forces Command (USASFC), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Commander, I51 Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne). Fort Bragg, North Carolina; G-3, United States Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | Colonel Diemer's military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Service Ribbon, and Overseas Service Ribbon w/ 2 Service Stars, Expert Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge; British, Belgique, Danish, French, German, and Norwegian Airborne Badges, Special Forces Tab and Ranger Tab.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    G-3, U.S. Army Special Operations Command | Fort Bragg, North Carolina

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    2006

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02341