Thomas W. Fitzpatrick
Colonel Thomas W. Fitzpatrick was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 26 October 51, Class # 4-51. His first duty assignment was as Basic Training Instructor, 101 Airborne Division, Camp Breckenridge, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Photo Interpreter, 8th Army, Korea; Det Commander, Plt Ldr, XO, 1st Bn, 13th Inf, 8th Div, Fort Carson, Colorado; Co Cmdr, S-2, 1st Bn, 13th Inf, 8th Div, Fort Carson, Colorado, & USAREUR; 1st BG, 13th Inf, 1st BG, 14th Inf, USAIS, IOAC; ROTC, Asst PMS, San Diego, High School; RF PF Training Advisor, Republic of Vietnam; SR Regiment Advisor, 12th Regiment, 7th ARVN Div; Dep Sr Advisor, 22d ARVN Div; XO 3d Bde, 3d Inf Div, USAREUR; Co, 1st Bn, 4th Inf, 3d Inf Div, USAREUR. | His awards and decorations include: Gallantry Cross; CIB; AM; ACR w/3; MSM; Legion of Merit.