Nicholas P. Kafkalas
Major General Nicholas P. Kafkalas was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 July 1942, Class #33-42. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company I, 54th Armd Infantry Regiment. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Co I, 54th Armd Inf Regiment and Co B, 54th Arm Inf Bn; Co Cmdr, Co C, 54th Armd Inf Bn, 10th Armd Div, Camp Gordon and European Theater of Operations; Co Cmdr, Co D, 110th Inf Regiment, 28th Inf Div, Pennsylvania National Guard; XO, 2d Bn, 110th Inf Regiment, 28th Inf Div, Penn Nation Guard; Regimental S-3, Headquarters, 110th Inf Regiment, 28th Inf Div, Penn National Guard; Bn Cmdr, Asst Div G3, Headquarters, 3d Bn, 110th Inf Regiment and Headquarters, 28th Inf Div; Chief of Staff, 28th Inf Div, Penn National Guard; Asst Div Commander, Headquarters, 28th Inf Div, Penn National Guard; Commanding General, 28th Inf Div, Penn National Guard; Deputy Adj General, Penn National Guard. | His awards and decorations include: Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster.