Rocco A. Duranti
Colonel Rocco August Duranti was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 341 on 15 August 1944. His first duty assignment was as Attached Unassigned to 3rd Student Training Regiment: The Infantry School. | His subsequent duty assignments include: 75th Infantry Division, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky; Platoon Leader, I Company, 289th Infantry 75 Division; 10th Reinforcement Depot; 75th Infantry Division, I Company, 289th Infantry 75th Division; Camp Washington, D.C. Assembly Area Command; Special Court-Martial Assignment (T.J.A.); Enlisted Rest Center Nice France Operator of Hotels; Prison Officer, Marsailles, France; AMFOGE, Instructor, Military Forces Observing Greek Elections; Prison Officer, Balbeck, France; Reserves Instructor, Military Intelligence; Command and General Staff Log Command. | Colonel Rocco August Duranti is a graduate of ROTC at West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia; ROTC ASTP (WVirginia and Ohio State) Basic Training, Camp Walter, Texas; Command and General Staff, Fort Leavenworth, Pre-OCS and OCS, Fort Benning. | His military awards include: Purple Heart w/ Cluster, Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Recommended For Silver Star.