Roger A. Culbertson

Roger A. Culbertson

Roger A. Culbertson

Colonel Roger A. Culbertson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 May 1952, Class Number 11. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Camp Drum, New York. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Battalion Motor Officer, 1st Battalion, 5th Regimental Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Regimental Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion Support Platoon Leader, 2d Battalion, 41st Armored Rifle Battalion, 4th Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Battalion S-4, Battalion S-3, 2d Battalion, 41st Armored Rifle Battalion, 4th Armored Division, Ulm, Germany; Tactics Instructor, Signal School, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey; Brigade S-3, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Chief Defense Committee, Battalion and Brigade Operations Department, Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA; G-4, Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, 3d Battalion, 1st Infantry, 23d Infantry Division, Vietnam; Staff Operations Officer, Organization of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Chief Strategic Planning Team, International Military Staff (IMS) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Brussels, Belgium; Chief, Plans, Programs and Training Division, U.S. Army Readiness Region I, Fort Devens, Massachusetts. | Colonel Culbertson attended: Infantry Officers Advanced Course and the Command and General Staff College. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star with V and 6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Ribbon with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Cross.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00799