Russell W. Buckhalt, Sr.

Russell W. Buckhalt, Sr.

Major Russell W. Buckhalt, Sr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 26-42, 30 June 1942. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division (European-African-Middle Eastern Theatre). | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Alpha Company, 124th Infantry Regiment, Florida National Guard; Communications Officer, Headquarters, Combat Command “A”, 48th Armored Division. Major Buckhalt's military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal for Heroic Conduct (Belgium 1945), Presidential Unit Citation, Distinguished Unit Badge (82nd Airborne Division), European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Medal w/ 3 Bronze Stars, American Theater Medal, Victory Medal, Belgium Fourragere, Dutch Militair Willems Order.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Company Commander, Alpha Company, 124th Infantry Regiment, Florida National Guard
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Graduation Year
1942
Year Inducted
2006
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major
HF ID #
HF_02336

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