Selmer A. Sundby


Selmer A. Sundby

Colonel Selmer A. Sundby graduated from Officer Candidate School in Fountainbleau, France on 28 May 1945. His first assignment was served as a Platoon Leader in L Company, 318th Infantry, 80th Division, Europe. | Colonel Sundby's subsequent assignments include: Platoon Leader RTC, Fort Polk and Fort Jackson; Platoon Leader, 11th Airborne Division, Japan; Company Commander, 11th Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY; Exec/Opns Officer, 13th and 6th Hcptr Company, Korea; Proj Eng Trans R &D Comd, Fort Eustis, VA; Stu Industrial Tng, Hiller Hcpts, Ch Flt Opns, Trans Test & Spt Act, Fort Rucker; CO and Battalion Commander, 11th Hcptr Company & 8th Hcptr Bn, Germany; Dep Dir Ins Trans Sch, Fort Eustis, VA; Dept GP Comdr, 34th Gen Spt Gp, Vietnam; Cheyenne Helicopter Proj Officer, Fort Monroe, VA; Chief of Aircraft Branch, Fort Monroe, VA; Dir of Instruction, Transportation School, Fort Eustis, VA; Dir of Maint Tng, Trans Sch, Fort Eustis, VA. | Colonel Sundby retired from active duty 1 February 1974. | Colonel Sundby's schooling includes: Parachute Training and Glider Tng, USAF Pilot Training, Helicopter Pilot Tng, Assoc Adv Crse, Trans Sch, Ind Mobl Training, Assoc Command and General Staff College. | His Awards and Decorations include: Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Air Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/2 Battle Stars, World War II Victory Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Japan and Germany), United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal w/2 Battle Stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/4 Battle Stars, Presidential Unit Citation, 3 Awards, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Master Army Aviator Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Glider Badge.

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Graduated From
Fountainbleau, France
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader RTC, Fort Polk and Fort Jackson
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted

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