SANFORD P. SUSSELL

SANFORD P. SUSSELL

SANFORD P. SUSSELL

Lieutenant Colonel Sanford P. Sussell was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 11 December 1941, class number 3. His first duty assignment was as Company Commander, IRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S1, Battalion S-3, The Infantry School, Company Commander, 371 Infantry, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Regiment S-3, 371 Infantry, EUCOM; Regiment S-3, C & GSC, 371 Infantry, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief, Plans & Operations Branch, Exeuctive, 3rd Mil Govt Regiment, Office Mil Govt Bavaria, EUCOM; S3 Executive Officer, Iowa Military Dist, Des Moines, Iowa; Regiment Advisor, 5th ROK Div, Korea; Sr Advisor, 6th ROK Div, Korea; Infantry Adv & OIC, Det #36 USA Adv Gp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Chief Civil Affairs Div, Headquarters, Seventh Army - USAREUR; J-5 Comlanfor, Lebanon; Chief TI Div, Headquarters, Seventh Army, USAREUR; Deputy Infantry Officer, Headquarters, Seventh Army-USAREUR; Director, Res Dept, Civil Affairs School, Fort Gordon, Georgia. | Lieutenant Colonel Sussell's awards and decorations include: the National Defense Service Medal, UN Svc medal/3 stars, Korean Serv medal, AFRM, World War II Victory medal, AEME Camp medal/3 stars, Am camp medal, Am Def Svc medal, C-1 Badge w/star, Comm Ribbon w/metal P and 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters and V device.

More Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1941

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1962

  • HF ID #

    HF_00162