VICTOR K. HARWOOD
Lieutenant Colonel Victor K. Harwood was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 24 August 1942, class number 55. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, Headquarters Company, European Theater of Operations, London, England. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Training Officer, Headquarters Co, European Theater of Operations, London, England; Company Executive Officer, Headquarters, ADSEC, Belgium, Germany, England, France; Company Executive Officer, 1st Allied Abn Army, Headquarters Co, Berlin, Germany; Active ORC, Separated, Bennington, Vermont; Platoon Leader, Co I, 172nd Inf, 43rd Div (NG), Vermont National Guard; Heavy Weapons Commander, Co D, 172nd Inf, 43rd Div, Camp Pickett, Virginia; commander, 13th Ranger Inf Co Abn, Fort Benning, Georgia; Camp Carson, Colorado; Camp Pickett, Virginia; Instructor, Abn Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Sub-Com Executive Officer, Abn Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander, Co H, 187th ARCT, Kentuckyushu, Japan; S-3, Battalion Executive Officer, Battalion Commander, Headquarters & Headquarters Co, 2nd Bn, 187th ARCT, Kentuckyushu, Japan; Executive Officer, Spt Group, 101st Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Regiment Advisor, MAAG Vietnam, South Vietnam; Airborne Training Group Executive Officer, Abn-Air Mob Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chmn Adv Abn Trng Com, Abn-Air Mob Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Dept Operation Officer, Chmn MR&E Sub-Com Air Mob Com, Abn-Air Mob Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Lieutenant Colonel Harwood's awards and decorations include: the Army Commendation Medal.