Bennett, Lester, LTC

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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
2162-Operations & Training Staff Officer (G3, S3)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, HHC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Previously Held MOS
1620-Cavalry Platoon Leader
1203-Tank Unit Commander
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
2260-Personnel Staff Officer (G1, S1)
Service Years
1944 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur


Lieutenant Colonel

Three Service Stripes

Five Overseas Service Bars

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 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
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 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Basic Training (Camp Blanding, FL)
 Unit Assignments
US Far East Command44th Tank Battalion70th Tank Battalion3rd Squadron, 12th Cavalry
3rd Armored DivisionUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1945-1947, 745, US Far East Command/General Headquarters (GHQ FEC)
  1947-1949, 1620, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment
  1950-1950, 1203, 44th Tank Battalion/HHT
  1952-1953, 1204, 70th Tank Battalion
  1959-1961, 2162, 3rd Squadron, 12th Cavalry /HHT
  1961-1962, 2260, 3rd Armored Division/HHC
  1967-1968, HHC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
 Colleges Attended 
University of MississippiPark University
  1944-1944, University of Mississippi
  1968-1968, Park University
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