Wayne C. Harrington

Wayne C. Harrington

Wayne C. Harrington

Colonel Wayne Clifford Harrington was commissioned and Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 28 June 1979, class number 4. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, company B, 1st Battle Group, 17th Infantry, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, Security Company; Weapons Committee Instructor and Office in Charge, Headquarters, 1st Training Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Company Commander of AIT Company, Company F, 2d Battalion, 1st training Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Executive Officer and Company Commander of Armed Rifle Company, Company C and  Liaison Officer and S-3, Headquarters, 3d Battalion, 51st Infantry Mannheim, Germany; Plans and Operations Officer, Assistant S-3, 3d Brigade, 8th Infantry Division, Mannheim, Germany; Adjutant, Company A, 7th SF Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; company commander, HHC, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 7th SF Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; SF Det Commander and Advisor to Vietnamese Regional Force, Battalion and District Advisor for Combat Operations and Pacification, Det A-411, Company D, 5th SF Group (Airborne), Hai Yen, Vietnam; Operations Officer, G-3, Special Warfare Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Division Headquarters Commander, Headquarters, Americal Division, Chu Lai, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, Duc Pho, Vietnam; Action Officer, DCSOPS, Headquarters USAREUR; Chief of Staff Actions, OCINorth Carolina, SGS, Headquarters USAREUR, Heidleberg, Germany; Action Officer in Force Structure Division, ODCSOPS, Headquarters FORSCOM, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Division chief, Readiness Division, IDCSOPS, Headquarters FORSCOM, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include:  Parachutist Badge, combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Army of Occupation, National Defense Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit and the Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1981

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00976