Rome O. Stephens

STEPHENS,ROME

Rome O. Stephens

Colonel Rome O. Stephens was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 4 September 1943, Class Number 923. His first duty assignment was at Training Officer, Fort McClennen, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 82nd Airborne Division, Parachute Packing Officer, 557 QM Air Delivery, Germany; Airborne Electronics Brd, Fort Bragg, NC; Airborne Tec Advisor, Vietnam Airborne Unit; QM General Office, Washington, D.C; Headquarters, USAEUR; Battalion Commander, 199th Infantry Brigade, Vietnam; Deputy Assistant Commander, 82nd Airborne; Commander, Support Command, 82nd Airborne; G-4, 82nd Airborne; Dir Supply, Fort Bragg; Dir Storage, Okinawa; Deputy Chief MAG Officer, Log Officer, Thailand. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Services Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge. | Military schools attended include: QM Advance Course, Command and General Staff College.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, 82nd Airborne Division, Parachute Packing Officer, 557 QM Air Delivery, Germany
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
1984
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01122

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