Peter Mirakian

Peter Mirakian

Peter Mirakian

Colonel Peter Mirakian was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 27 June 1942, class number 25. His first duty assignment was Rifle Platoon Leader, Company C, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, European Theater of Operations. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Co C, 18th Inf, 1st Inf Div; Company Commander, ITR, Camp Croft, SC&MITC, Camp Ritchie, Maryland; Instructor in Combat Intelligence, MITC Camp Ritchie, Maryland; EXO, Company Commander, 415th Inf, 104th Inf Div, Camp Carson, Colo & European Theater of Operations; Mil Aid to Under Secretary War, Office Under Secretary of War, Washington, D.C.; Member and Assistant Recorder, War Department Clemency Board OUSW, DA, Washington, D.C.; Assistant to Chief, Correction Branch, AGO, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st Bn, 18th Inf, 1st Inf Div, EUCOM; Log Staff Off G-4, Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, EUCOM; Staff Off, Instl Planning Br, OD.C.ofS for Logistics, Headquarters DA, Washington, D.C.; Student Officer, C&GSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief AFAK, Instl Br, Ser Div G-4, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Chief Mil Asst Prog Div G-4, Headquarters, Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Staff Officer and Instructor, Dept of Combat Developments, CGSC; Staff Officer, Combined Arms Combat Development Agency, Fort Leavenworth; Chief Advance Studies Divisions, Combined Arms Combat Development Agency, Fort Leavenworth; Chief Services Division, G-4, Headquarters, Eight, U.S. Army, Korea; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4, Headquarters, Fort Leavenworth. | His awards and decorations include: French Fourragera w/color Croix de Guerre & Fr Dec 279, Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00465