William T. Rogerson
Colonel William T. Rogerson was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 28 April 1952, Class Number 12. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division, Camp Polk, Louisiana. | Subsequent duty assignment include: Company Executive Officer, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Division, Camp Polk, Louisiana; Battalion S-1, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division and 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander, Company C, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Japan; Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, 3rd Infantry Regiment, Fort Myer, Virginia; Asst PMS, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee; G-1 Advisor, 9th ARepublic of Vietnam Division, Vietnam; Senior Regimental Advisor, 14th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, ARepublic of Vietnam, Vietnam; Chief, Appropriated Funds Branch, MP&SF Division, ODAB, OCA, Pentagon; Budget Analyst, USARPAC Command, ODAB, OCA, Pentagon; Assistant Executive Officer, OASA (FM), Pentagon; Executive Officer, 198th Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infantry Division, VN; Asst for Continuity of Operations Planning, OASD(C), OSD, Pentagon. | Colonel Rogerson's awards and decorations include: Bronze Star (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross (with Gold Star), Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, and the General Staff Identification Badge.