Stanley E. Shaneyfelt

SHANEYFELT,STANLEY
Stanley E. Shaneyfelt

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.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1985

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01147