Vincent F. Berquist
Colonel Vincent Finval Bergquist was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 6, 27 March 1942. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 337th Infantry, Camp Shelby, Mississippi. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company M, 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander, Company D, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Camp Hale, Colorado; Intelligence Officer, Mountain Training Center, Camp Hale, Colorado; Technical Advisor, Camp McCoy Mountain Group, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin; Adjutant, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Camp Hale, Colorado; Personnel Officer, 86th Mountain Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Italy; Assistant G-1, 8th Infantry Division, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; and G-1, 28th Infantry Division, Goeppingen, Federal Republic of Germany. | Colonel Bergquist is a graduate of the Infantry Officers Advance Course, and Associate Staff and Command Course. | His military awards include Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, North Apennies and Po Valley Campaign Ribbons, World War II Victory Ribbon, Army Defense Service Medal, ATC Ribbon, European-Africa - Middle Eastern Campaign Ribbon, and Combat Infantryman Badge 2d Award.