Wayne R. Young

YOUNG,WAYNE
Wayne R. Young

Wayne R. Young

Colonel Wayne R. Young was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 12 August 1967. His first duty assignment was as Mortar Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Battalion, 109th Armor, 30th Armored Division, Tennessee Army National Guard, Nashville, Tennessee. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Troop G, 2d Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Bamberg, Germany; Commander, Troop B, 3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry, Republic of Vietnam; Commander, Troop C, 1st Squadron, l0th Cavalry, Fort Carson, Colorado; Commander, 2d Armor Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Adjutant, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Bamberg, Germany; S-2, 3d Squadron, 5th Cavalry, Fort Carson, Colorado; S-3, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Carson, Colorado; GDP Plans Officer, V Corps, Frankfurt, Germany; Squadron Executive Officer, 3d Brigade, 8th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Sandhofen, Germany; Executive Officer, 3d Brigade, 8th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Sandhofen, Germany; Deputy G3, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, Readiness Group Knox, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | Readiness Group Knox | Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_01636