Victor F. Diaz
Colonel Victor F. Diaz was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 3 July 1946, Class Number 539. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Company C, 32d Infantry, 7th Division, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: S-4, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 32d Infantry, Korea; Training Company Officer, Company H, 8th Infantry, 4th Division, Fort Ord, California; Executive Officer, Company B, 85th Infantry, 10 Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, Company E, 19th Infantry, 24th Division, Korea; Company Commander, Company C, 19th Infantry, Korea; Company Commander and Regimental S-3, 7th Armored Division; Assistant S-3, Training Center, Tortuguero, Puerto Rico; Post Adjutant, Headquarters, Puerto Rico; Advisor, 3d Battalion, 176th Infantry, Army Advisor Group, Richmond, Virginia; Staff Advisor, 5th MR, MAAG, Vietnam; Battalion S-3, Battalion Executive Officer, and Assistant G-3, Headquarters, 51st Infantry, 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; G-4 Plans Officer and G-4 Operations Branch, PBO Division, Headquarters, 7th Army, Germany; Battalion Commander, Headquarters MACV, 1st Battalion, Mechanize, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Instructor, US Air Force Air Ground Operations School, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; Senior Advisor, Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force, JUSMAG, Thailand; Command Group, Headquarters, Training Committee Group, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Phuny Hoaug Coordinator, 4th Corps, DRAC/Headquarters MACV (Army Advanced Group); Deputy of Industrial Operations, Headquarters, Fort Gordon, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (V Device and Oak Leaf Cluster) and the Distinguished Service Medal.