Peter N. Dimercurio

DIMERCURIO,PETER
Peter N. Dimercurio

Peter N. Dimercurio

Colonel Peter Nansen DiMercurio was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 17-69, 6 May 1969. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Map Reading Committee, Company Ops Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Executive Officer, Company E, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Bde, Americal Division, Republic of Vietnam; Rifle Platoon Leader, Company D, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Bde, Americal Division, Republic of Vietnam; Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, Company E, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Infantry Bde, Americal Division, Republic of Vietnam; Executive Officer, Company B, 4th Battalion, 54th (Mechanized) Infantry, Fort Knox, Kentucky; S-4, 4th Battalion, 54th (Mechanized) Infantry, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company Commander, Company A, 4th Battalion, 54th (Mechanized) Infantry, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company Commander, Company C, 58 Infantry (Mechanized), Fort Knox, Kentucky; Operations Officer, Detroit Recruiting Command, USAREC, Detroit, Michigan; Plans and Operations Officer, ACofS, G4, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officers (S-3), 1st Battalion (Airborne), 325th Infantry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Director, Security, Plans, Operations, USMCA Karlsruhe, USAREUR; Director of Logistics, USMCA Karlsruhe, USAREUR; Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Brigade Operations Officer (S-3), 1st Bde, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Brigade Executive Officer, 2d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion Commander, 1st Bn, 502d Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Faculty Member, Strategy Department, U.S. Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island; Brigade Commander, 3d Brigade, 2d Region, U.S. Army ROTC Cadet Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commander, Third Brigade, Second Region, U.S. Army ROTC Cadet Command, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | Military schools attended include: Infantry School Instructor Training Course, Airborne School, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Logistics Management Development Course, Jumpmaster Course, Command and General Staff College, Air Assault Course, Naval War College, Joint Professional Military Education II. Colonel DiMercurio attended Saginaw Valley State University (B.A.) and Salve Regina University (M.A.). | His awards and decorations include: Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Overseas Ribbon, Army Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal w/V device and 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Assault Badge, Senior Parachute Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Army Commendation Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01664