Marlin C. Lang


Marlin C. Lang

Colonel Marlin C. Lang was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 August 1956, Class Number 8. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 64th Tank Battalion, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company D, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor, 3d Infantry Division, USARUER; S-3 Air, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor, 3d Infantry Division, USAREUR; Instructor, Automotive Dept, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company Commander, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 15th Armor, 1st Cavalry Division, USARPAC, Korea; Personnel Management Officer, Mil Sch Branch, Officer Personnel Directorate, OPO, Washington, D.C.; Personnel Management Officer, Pers Management Division, Enlisted Personnel Directorate, OPO, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, Headquarters, 8th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psyops Gp, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, Headquarters, 5th Battalion, 33d Armor, 194th Armd Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Operations Officer, Joint Task Force Division, J-3, US Readiness Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; Deputy G-1, Headquarters III Corps and Fort Hood, Fort Hood, Texas; Director, Human Resources Development, Headquarters III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas. | Military schools attended include: U.S. Army War College; U.S. Army Armor School, Armor Career Course; Command and General Staff College. Colonel Lang holds a BA Degree in History from the University of Nebraska and MS in Communications from Shippensburg State College. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star with V Device, Joint Service Medal, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman’s Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Company D, 1st Battalion, 68th Armor, 3d Infantry Division, USARUER
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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