Norman L. Martin
Colonel Norman L. Martin was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 18 January 1943, class number 154. His first duty assignment was as Company Officer, 1st Regiment, IRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 290th Inf Regiment, 98th Inf Div, Camp Rocker, Alabama and Hawaiian Islands; Athletic Officer, 290th Inf Regiment, 98th Inf Div, Japan; Platoon Leader, 39th Inf Regiment, 9th Inf Div, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Executive Officer, 39th Inf Regiment, 9th Inf Div, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Platoon Leader, 39th Inf Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Commander, 23rd Inf Regiment, Korea; Regimental S1, Regiment S3, 2nd Inf Div; Executive Officer, Special Troops Bn, Fort Benning, Georgia; Senior Unit Advisor, USAR Advisor Group, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Executive Officer, Headquarters Base Section ComZ, Poitiers, France; Training Officer - G-3, Secretary General Staff, Headquarters Base Section ComZ, Poitiers, France; Training Officer - Officer ACofS, G4, Headquarters, 2nd U.S. Army, Fort Meade, Maryland; Executive Officer, Deputy BG Commander, 1st BG, 13 Inf, Fort Riley, Kansas; ACofS, G-4, Headquarters 1st Inf Div, Fort Riley, Kansas; Chief, U.S. Military Mission to Mali, Bamako, Mali; Deputy Director, Comm-Elct Dept, Co D, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Colonel Martin's awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge; Purple Heart.