Morphis A. Jamiel
Major General Morphis A. Jamiel was commissioned an Infantry Officer after graduation of the Officer Candidate School Class 320, 15 March 1944. first duty assignment was as a Small Arms Instructor, 39th Infantry Training Battalion, Camp Croft, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, B Company, 38th Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division, European Theater, Assistant S-3, 1265th Engineer Combat Battalion, European Theater, S-2, 118th Engineer Battalion, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Germany, S-2, 243rd Antiaircraft Artillery Group, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Battery Commander, 705th Antiaircraft Artillery Battalion, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Executive Officer, 3rd Howitzer Battalion, Rhode Island, Executive Officer, 2nd Howitzer Battalion, 103rd Artillery, Rhode Island Army National Guard, S-3 Headquarters, XLIII Corps Artillery, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Commander, 118th Engineer Battalion, Rhode Island Army National Guard, Deputy Commander and Chief of Staff, Headquarters 43rd Military Police Brigade, Rhode Island, and Commander, 43rd Military Police Brigade, Rhode Island Army National Guard. | Major General Jamiel's military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal for Valor (2Oak Leaf Cluster), the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, the American Campaign Medal, the European Campaign Medal (3STARS), the World War II Victory Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal, the Rhode Island National Guard Service Medal, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge. | Following his retirement 16 February 1976, Major General Jamiel served as Probate Judge for the town of Warren, Rhode Island.