Pasquale J. Macrone, Jr.
Colonel Pasquale J. Macrone, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 January 1953, Class Number 43. His first duty assignment was as Basic Training Platoon Leader, 5th Infantry Division, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Advisory Team Detachment Commander in Support of the Headquarters, 27th ROK Division, Korean Military Advisory Group, Republic of Korea; Assistant G-1, 79th Division (USAR), Upper Darby, Pennsylvania; Infantry Company Commander and then Brigade S-1, S-3, Executive Officer, and Deputy Brigade Commander, 157th Separate Infantry Brigade (Mech) (USAR), Horsham, Pennsylvania; Group Commander, 213th Area Support Group (PAARNG), Allentown, Pennsylvania; Director, Operations and Training and then Chief of Staff Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Headquarters, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. | Military schools attended include; United States Army Infantry School Officer Candidate Course and Infantry Career Course; United States Air Force Air Ground Operations School Combat Operations Course; Command and General Staff College; and Industrial College of the Armed Forces National Security Management Course. | His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with 1st Device, Armed Forces Reserve Component Achievement Medal with 1st Oak Leaf Cluster, Humanitarian Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Pennsylvania Meritorious Service Medal, Pennsylvania Commendation Medal, Thomas J. Stewert Medal, and the Pennsylvania Service Ribbon with two Silver Stars.