Vincent A. Geiger

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Vincent A. Geiger

Colonel Vincent A. Geiger was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 186 on 4 March 1943.  His first duty assignment was as Weapons Platoon Leader, Company L, 290th Infantry, 75th Division, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Company I, 377th Infantry, 95th Division, European Theater of Operations; Commanding Officer, Company I, 377th Infantry, 95th Division, European Theater of Operations; Commanding Officer, Company B, 22nd Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Camp Butner, North Carolina; Infantry Dept. Instructor, 2073d ARASU Reserve School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Infantry Dept. Director, 2073d ARASU Reserve School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Assistant Commandant, 2073d USAR School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Director Command and General Staff Dept, 2973d USAR School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Commandant, 2073d USAR School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. | His military education and training includes: Second Army Command and Staff Instructor Course, Infantry Associate Officer Advanced Course, Civil Affiars/Military Government Officers Course, Command and General Staff College. | Colonel Geiger's awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Combat Infantryman Badge, American Campaign Medal, European Middle Eastern Theater Medal w/4 Battle Stars, World War II Victory Medal, Occupation Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Geiger was serving as an Officer and Director of Recreation, Inc., the owner and operator of a golf club in Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Rifle Platoon Leader, Company I, 377th Infantry, 95th Division, European Theater of Operations
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1994
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01675

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