Wilbur A. Sidney

Wilbur A. Sidney

Wilbur A. Sidney

Lieutenant Colonel Wilbur A. Sidney was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1950. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Company D, 505th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Company D, 505th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Rifle Platoon Leader and Company Commander, Company L, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Korea; S-2, Headquarters & Headquarters Company-3 (HHC-3), 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander, Company L, 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, Fort Benning, Georgia and Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S-2, HHC-3, 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and Japan; Company Commander, Company L, 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, Japan and USA; Company Commander, Company C, 501st Airborne Infantry Combat Group, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Brigade Air Officer/Commander Brigade Aviation Platoon, 2d Infantry Brigade (STRAC), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Company Commander, Division Aviation Company, 24th Infantry Division, Germany; Executive Officer, HH-Troop, 2/9 Cavalry Squadron, 24th Infantry Division, Germany; Civil Affairs Staff Officer, Aviation, Special Warfare, Headquarters II, U.S. Army Corps, Fort Wadsworth, New York; Battalion Commander, 210th Combat Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade, Vietnam; Deputy Commanding Officer, HHC, 12th Combat Aviation Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, Vietnam; Chief, Aviation Safety Division, Headquarters, USARV, Vietnam; Airfield Commander, Vietnam; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations Analysis/Chief Data Collection Division, HHC and Special Troops, Headquarters, TASCOM, Germany; Headquarters Commandant/Commander Special Troops, Headquarters, TASCOM, Germany; Chief, Branch Assistance Team Infantry (Special Forces/Army Aviation), Readiness Group Los Angeles, Fort McArthur, California. | Colonel Kington retired from his civilian occupation as a Real Estate Investor.

More Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01884