Woodburn J. Mickel, Jr.

Woodburn J. Mickel, Jr.

Woodburn J. Mickel, Jr.

Colonel Woodburn J. Mickel, Jr. graduated Class 479, 16 August 1945. Colonel Mickel's initial assignment was Commander and Staff Officer, 8th Cavalry, Korea. | Colonel Mickel's subsequent assignments were Commander and Staff Officer, 34th Infantry, Japan; Operations and Training Officer, Headquarters, USARPAC, Hawaii; Commander and Staff Officer, 82d Airborne, Fort Bragg, NC; Staff Officer, 12th Cavalry, Korea; Staff Officer, Infantry Branch, OPO, Washington, D.C; Congressional LNO, Office Secy Army, Washington, D.C; Commander and Staff Officer, 4th Infantry Division, Vietnam. | Colonel Mickel's awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gold w/Palm, Campaign Medal, Asiatic Pacific Medal World War II, Victory Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Japan), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Device, Combat Infantryman Badge w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Expert Infantryman Badge, Army General Staff Identification Badge. | Colonel Mickel retired from active duty 31 July 1974.

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    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

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