Philip L. Spackman
First Lieutenant Philip Lesile Spackman was commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 1-68 15 December 1967 at Fort Knox, Kentucky. His first duty assignment was as an Assistant Housing Referral Officer at Fort Rucker, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, E Troop, 1st Cavalry, 11th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division, United States Army Republic of Vietnam. He is currently serving as a self-employed consultant for sports field construction and laser grading for natural turf and artificial surface fields. First Lieutenant Philip L. Spackman is a graduate of Avondale High School at Avondale Estates, Georgia; United States Army Armor Officer Candidate School, and the United States Army Infantry School Airborne Course. | First Lieutenant Spackman’s military awards include: Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal with “V” 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Service Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with Device (1960), Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Basic Parachutist Badge.