Vernon C. Devan

Vernon C. Devan

Vernon C. Devan

Colonel Vernon C. Devan was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 20 December 1944, class number 377. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Training Center, Company A, Camp Robinson, Ark, Japan. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Chief, CIS, PMO, First Cavalry Division; Chief, CIS, PMO, Platoon Leader, First Cavalry Division, 12th Infantry Regiment, Fort Ord, California; XO, Company, Adjutant and Company Commander, 12 Infantry Regiment, Fort Ord, California; Assistant S-3, 8th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander , Company C, 8th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia and Germany; HV Mtr Co, 8th Infantry and IOAC, company Commander, Germany; Staff Department, Student Instructor, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, The Infantry School, Staff Department, Fort Benning, Georgia; G-3 Operations, Headquarters, 8th Army, Korea; Commanding Officer, 2d Battalion, 509 Airborne Infantry, Germany; Project Officer, Exer Reforger I, DCSOPS, Europe; Director Territorial Security, Headquarters MACV, Corps, Mead; Dir, Plans and Analysis, Headquarters, ECOM; Post commander, CO, Electronics Support Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. | His awards and decorations include:  Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00514