William J. Foley

William J. Foley

William J. Foley

Colonel William J. Foley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 6 on 16 June 1964. His first duty assignment was as Mess and Supply Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Fort Hamilton, New York. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Operations and Training Officer, Fort Hamilton, New York; S-2, 2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry, Republic of Vietnam; Assistant G-2, 1st Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Combat Intelligence Instructor, United States Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Holabird, Maryland; Intelligence Officer, Army Special Security Group, United States Army Pacific, Hawaii; Assistant Operations Officer, MassachusettsCV, Can Tho, Republic of Vietnam; Detachment Commander, Army Special Security Group, Can Tho, Republic of Vietnam; Military Intelligence Officer, J-2, U.S. EUCOM, Vaihingen, Germany; Department Director, Intelligence School, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Battalion Commander, Counterintelligence and Signal Security Support Battalion, Fort Meade, Maryland; Assignment Officer, United States Army Military Personnel Center, Alexandria, Virginia; and Chief, Human Intelligence Division, OACSI, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, Distrist of Columbia; Brigade Commander, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, Munich, Germany. | Colonel Foley is a graduate of the Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course, Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course, Electronic Warfare Officer Course, United States Army command and General Staff College, and the National War College. | His military awards include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal w/ F Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Army Staff Identification Badge, Meritorious Unit Citation, Vietnam Service Medal (five campaigns), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (two awards), Vietnam Campaign Meritorious Unit Citation, and Vietnam Cross of gallantry, Unit Citation.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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