Russell F. Dyer

DYER,RUSSELL
Russell F. Dyer

Russell F. Dyer

Colonel Russell F. Dyer was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 295, 11 September 1943. His first duty assignment was as Motor Officer, IRTC 81st Bn, Camp Fannin, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Training Officer, HQ 15th IT Regt, Camp Fannin, Texas; Adjutant, HQ15th IT Regt, Camp Fannin, Texas; Motor Officer, Co 6, Motor Pool Det, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Student, University of California, Chinese Language School, Berkeley, California; Instructor, Infantry IRTC, HQ IRTC, Camp Roberts, California; Commanding Officer, Service Co, 90th Div, Denton, Texas; Student, 4162 ORASU School, Fort Worth, Texas; Assistant Director, Infantry Department, 4162 ORASU School, Fort Worth, Texas; Student, Command & General Staff College, 4150 USAR School, Dallas, Texas; Instructor, Command & General Staff College, 4150 USAR School, Dallas, Texas; Instructor, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 4150 USAR School, Dallas, Texas; Assistant Commandant, 4150 USAR School, Dallas, Texas; Director of Instruction, 4150 USAR School, Dallas, Texas; Commandant, 4150 USAR School, Dallas, Texas. | Colonel Dyer served many ANADUTRA tours in summer teaching Infantry and Command & General Staff college schools. | His military awards and decorations include: Enlisted Service Award, Good Conduct Medal, World War II Service Medal, Army Medal, Certificate of Achievement, Certificate of Retirement Service Award, Meritorious Service Medal. | After retiring, Colonel Dyer was employed by the Dallas Independent School District as Coordinator of Job Placement.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1992

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01491