Philip W. Spence

SPENCE,PHILIP
Philip W. Spence

Philip W. Spence

Colonel Philip W. Spence was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 13 March 1967. His first duty assignment was an Officer in Charge of the Land Navigation Committee, Fort Polk, Louisiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Company B, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Advisory Team Leader, Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Training Officer, Executive Officer, and Company Commander, 1st Advanced Individual Training Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Platoon Leader, 158th Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, Republic of Vietnam; Aviation Liaison Officer and Aviation Section Commander, 3d Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Republic of Vietnam; Aviation Operations Officer, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Aero Weapons Platoon Commander, Troop N, 104th Cavalry, Allentown, Pennsylvania; Executive Officer and Commander, Companies A and B, 28th Aviation Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania; S-3, Operations and Training Officer, 28th Aviation Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Assistant Professor of Military Science, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania; Army National Guard Advisor, 1st ROTC Region, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; U.S. Army Warfare College National Secretary Fellowship, John Fitzgerald Kennedy School, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts; Chief, Operations and Exercise Branch, Army National Guard, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Deputy Director, Military Support Directorate, National Guard Bureau, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; and Deputy Director, Counterdrug Task Force, National Guard Bureau, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Senior National Guard Liason Officer, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington, D.C.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • HF ID #

    HF_01615