Stanley E. Shaneyfelt
Colonel Stanley E. Shaneyfelt was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 19 December 1958, class number 1-59. His first duty assignment was as Company Executive Officer, VSATC, Fort Ord, CA. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Aide-de-Camp, KMAG, Korea; SRADY-Korean Ranger School, Korea; RCN Platoon Leader, CDR 2 Rifle Co's 2-504 and 1-503; Bn Level Positions Antilles Cmd, Puerto Rico; Sr Adv 33d RGR Bn Macv, Vietnam; XO/CDR 3-187 ABN Bn 101st ABN Div, Vietnam; CHMN BENNING RGR CMTE USAIS; Sr Adv 2d ARVN ABN Bde Macv, Vietnam; Army Ele CDr US Strike CMD MacDill Air Force Base; CDR 2-21 Inf, XO 1st BDE, 247th Inf Div; G1, 1st Inf Div, Fort Riley, KS; Asst Div Fwd Cdr, 1st Inf Div Fwd; DOES 7 DAC USAIS, Fort Benning, GA. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Legion of Merit; Distinguished Flying Cross; Bronze Star w/V Device and 4 Oak Leaf Cluster; Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal w/11 Oak Leaf Cluster; Joint Services Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Army Achievement Medal; Purple Heart w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Good Conduct Medal w/2 Knots; European Theater of Operations Medal; National Defense Service Ribbon; Vietnam Service Medal w/11 Campaign Stars. | Military schools attended include: Ranger School, Airborne, Infantry Officer Advance Course, Armed Forces Staff College, and Army War College.