Sherman Weishinger

WEISHINGER,SHERMAN
Sherman Weishinger

Sherman Weishinger

Colonel Sherman Weisinger was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 18 April 1946, Class Number 537. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Division Quartermaster (QM) Supply Officer, 408 Airborne, Quartermaster Company, 11th Airborne Division; Platoon Leader/Assistant Division Quartermaster Supply Officer, Company H, 511 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 408 Airborne Quartermaster Company; Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, Company K, 187 Airborne Infantry Regiment; Supply Platoon Leader and Company Commander, 2nd Quartermaster Company, 2nd Infantry Division; Instructor, Quartermaster School, Airborne Department; Staff Officer/Parachute Maintenance/Airdrip Staff Officer/Training Officer, QM Division Headquarters, Germany; Storage Officer, Post Supply, Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Commander and Deputy Commander, U.S. Army Aerial Support Center, Germany; Staff Officer, Doctrine Division, U.S. Army CD.C, Supply Agency; Chief, Supply and Maintenance Branch, Headquarters, USA Combat Development Command; Director Airdrop Engineering Laboratory, USA Natick Laboratories; Commander, U.S. Army Depot, DaNang, Commander, U.S. Army Inventory Control Center, Vietnam; Asst DCSLOG and DCSLOG, Headquarters, U.S. Army, Vietnam; Deputy, J-4, Headquarters, U.S. Support Activities Group. | Colonel Weisinger's awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star (V Device and 3 Oak Leaf Clusters), Meritorious Service Medal (Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal, and the Air Force Commendation Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Deputy, J-4, Headquarters | U.S. Support Activities Group

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1973

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00659