Martin J. Slominski
Colonel M.J. Slominski was commissioned as Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 25 August 1942, class number 56. His first duty assignment was as RCN Platoon Leader, 133d Infantry, North Africa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: RNorth Carolina Pl Ldr, 133d Infantry, Salerno, Italy; S-2, 133d Infantry (Regiment), Cassion, Anzio, Italy; Asst Regimentl S-3, 133d Infantry, Po Valley, Italy; Company Commander, 2d Infantry, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Career Course, Infantry School; Russian Foreign Area Specialist Training, Army Language School; Russian Institute, Columbia University; Detachment R, Relensburg, Germany; Detachment R, Oberammergau, Germany; DA Asst Chief/Staff Intel, Chief Orgn Manpower Desk USSR Branch; Company Commander, Asst S-3, 32d Infantry, Korea; Battle Group S-3, 5th Infantry, Fort Riley, Kansas; C & GSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Asst Professor Dept. of Earth, Space and Graphic Sciences, USMA; United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Chief Production Division, G-2 Section, Seventh Army, Stuttgart Germany; CO 2D Battalion Student Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; CO 2d Bn, First Division and Operations Officer MACV (SOG), Vietnam. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, DFC, BS w/ 6 Oak Leaf Cluster, CIB with Star, Parachute Badge, Vietnamese Parachute Badge.