Paul E. Cullinane, Jr.

Paul E. Cullinane, Jr.

Paul E. Cullinane, Jr.

Colonel Paul Edward Cullinane, Jr was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class OC-508 on 29 July 1968. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 2nd Battalion (ABN), 508th Infantry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company C, 1-6 Inf, 198th Bde, 23d Inf Div, Republic of Vietnam;  Commander, Special Forces Det. A30, 7th Special Forces Group (ABN), Fort Bragg, North Carolina;  Operations Officer (S-3), Company C, 7th Special Forces Group (ABN), Fort Bragg, North Carolina;Assistant Operations Officer (Air), 2d Bn (ABN), 504th Inf, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, Company C, 2d Bn (Abn), 504th Inf, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant Professor of Military Science, Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky; Deputy Director for Services, Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; Depot Executive Officer, Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania;  Director of Industrial Operations, Mainz Military Community, Fed. Republic of Germany; Community Executive Officer, Mainz Military Community, Federal Republic of Germany; Executive Officer, 2d Bn, 28th Inf, 8th Inf Div (M), Federal Republic of Germany; Deputy Senior Advisor, 28th Inf Div, PA Army National Guard, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Battalion Commander, 10th Bn (OSUT) and 4-36 Inf. (OSUT), 2d Bde, Fort Benning, Georgia; and Director of Civilian Marksmanship and Executive Officer of the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice, Washington, D.C. | His military schools attended include: Airborne School, Ranger School, Jumpmaster School, Special Forces Qualification Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Logistics Management Development Course, Depot Commander’s Course, Inspector General Course, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. | His military awards include: Legion of Merit Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards), Army Commendation Medal (4 awards), Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (3 campaigns), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01376