Yukio Otsuka

Yukio Otsuka

Yukio Otsuka

Colonel Yukio Otsuka was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #6 on 22 September 1955.  His first duty assignment was as a Battalion Communications Officer, 3rd Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Assistant Post Engineer, Seoul Military Post, Seoul, Korea;  Platoon Leader, 125th Sig Bn, 25th Inf Div, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;  Battle Group Signal Officer, 1st Battle Gp 14th Inf, 25th Inf Div, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;  OIC, Plant Br OIC, Traffic Br, U.S. Army Communications Administration Network (ACaliforniaN) Station,  Fort Shafter, Hawaii;  OIC, Traffic Br, Primary Relay Station, Europe, Pirmasens, Germany;  Deputy Commander, Primary Relay Station, Europe, Pirmasens Germany;  Student Military and Civil School; Assistant Div Signal Officer, 25th Inf Div, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;  Assistant Div Signal Officer, CuChi, Vietnam;  Deputy Commander, Phu Lam Relay Station, Phu Lam, Vietnam;  Chief, Operations Div, G3, Strategic Communications Command, Pac (STRATCOM PAC), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;  Commander, Theater Communications Security Logistics Activity--Pacific, USA Signal GP, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii;  OIC, Fort Shafter Telecommunications Center, USA Sig Gp, Fort Shafter, Hawaii;  Student, CGSC;  Commander, 60th Sig Bn, Phu Lam, Vietnam;  Dep Commander, USA Signal Group, Hawaii, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;  Commander, USA Signal Spt Agency, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii;  Inspector General, HQS, USA Strategic Communications Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona;  Commander, USA Communications Security Logistics Activity (CSLA), Fort Huachuca, Arizona. | Colonel Yukio Otsuka is a graduate of the University of Nebraska (Omah) w/ a Bachelor's degree in Economic History. His military schools attended include: Advance Signal Course, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey;  Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | His military awards include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2d Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal,  United Nations Service Medal,  Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Campaign,  Army Service Ribbon, North Carolina O Professional Development Ribbon, Army Overseas Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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