William F. Terry III

William F. Terry III

William F. Terry III

Colonel William F. Terry III was commissioned Infantry 4 April 1961. His first assignment upon commissioning was Platoon Leader, A Company, 1st Battle Group, 87th Infantry, Kelly Hill, Fort Benning, GA. | His subsequent assignments include: Executive Officer, Company Commander, A Company, 1st Bde Infantry, Fort Benning, GA; Det Commander, Company Commander, 10th SFG, Bad Toelz, Germany; Company Commander, Staff Officer, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Procurement Officer, USA Tank Automotive Command, Detroit, MI; Commander, Log Spt Acty, Vietnam; Action Officer, OPD, MILPERCEN; Action Officer, DA, DCSLOG, Pentagon; Commander, 105th S&T Battalion, 5th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Polk, LA; Operations Officer, DAIG, Pentagon; Chief of Staff, HQ, 2nd Spt Command, Germany; Commander, 4th CST BDE (AIT), Fort Jackson, SC. | Colonel Terry attended the Special Forces Officers Course and Staff Officers Course, Infantry Officers Advanced Course, Army Command and General Staff College, and the Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/5 Campaign Stars, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd Award), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Device, Army General Staff Identification Badge, Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab, Expert Infantryman Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Meritorious Unit Citation.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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