Thomas B. Giboney, Jr.

Thomas B. Giboney, Jr.

Thomas B. Giboney, Jr.

Colonel Thomas B. Giboney, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 29 August 1944, Class 344. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company D, 232d Infantry, 42d Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Company D, 232d Infantry, 42d Division; Commander, 278th Infantry, 45th Division, Oklahoma National Guard; Platoon Leader, Company K, 38th Infantry, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Platoon Leader, Company E, 5th Cav Regiment, 1st Cav Division, Korea; Commander and Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 5th Cav Regiment, 1st Cav Division; PMS, Allen Military Academic, 4305 ASU, ROTC, Bryan, Texas; Personnel Staff Officer, Seventh Army, Germany; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st Armd Rifle Battalion, 46th Infantry, Germany; Instructor, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Plans Officer, G-2/3 Branch and War Unit Advisor Teheran, Iran; Chief Personnel Service Division, Headquarters 5th U.S. Army, Ofc D.CSPER, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Special Services Officer, 8th U.S. Army, Korea; Chief, Senior ROTC Branch, Office of Operations and Training, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Director of Personnel and Community Activities, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star (V Device and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), World War II Victory Medal, AOM (Ger) (Jap), Korean Service Medal (5 Campaign Stars),  UNSM, National Defense Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1973

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00627