Victor E. Lund

Victor E. Lund

Victor E. Lund

Colonel Victor E. Lund was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 207 on 29 March 1943. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 52d Battalion, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Wolters, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Service Company Commander, Company C, 52d Battalion, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Wolters, Texas;  Communications Officer, Headquarters 3d Battalion, 385th Infantry, 76th Infantry Division, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin and European Theater of Operations;  Company Commander, Company C, 9th Battalion, Regimental Combat Team, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky;  Company Commander, Company A, 389th Infantry, 98th Infantry Division, Poughkeepsie, New York;  Artillery Instructor, Staff and Faculty Headquarters, Poughkeepsie USAR School, Poughkeepsie, New York;  Instructor, Staff and Faculty, Poughkeepsie Satellite School, Headquarters 1163d ARSU White Plains USAR School, White Plains, New York;  Deputy Commander, Director of Maintenance, (Mobilization Designation Assignment), U.S. Army Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey;  Symposium Coordinator, Research and Development Update, 1973, Scottsdale, Arizona; and  Commanding Officer, 267th Mobilization Designation Detachment, Research and Development, Phoenix, Arizona; and Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering, Phoenix, Arizona. | Military schools attended include:  The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; The Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas;  The Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C., and The Logistical Command, Fort Lee, Virginia. | His military awards include:  Combat Infantryman Badge, The Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster for Valor, The Legion of Merit, The Meritorius Service Medal, The American Defense Service Medal, The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, The American Campaign Medal, The European-African-Middle East Campaign Medal w/ campaign stars for Ardennes, Rhineland, and Central Europe, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ three ten year devices of service, and National Defense Service Medal.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01430