Bickel, Wesley, CPT

Infantry (Officer)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1972-1973, 0006, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
Previously Held MOS
11C10-Indirect Fire Infantryman
4010-Supply Staff Officer
1560-Infantry Unit Commander (Mechanized)
0006-Student Officer
Service Years
1966 - 1973



Four Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

9th Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Manchu Mile (original) Jungle Expert Badge

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Mobile Riverine Force AssociationPost 291
  1997, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1997, Mobile Riverine Force Association [Verified]
  2017, American Legion, Post 291 (Member) (Newport Beach, California) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
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 Remembrance Profiles -  3 Soldiers Remembered

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, 1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Ord, CA), D/1
  1967, Infantry Officer Candidate School (Fort Benning, GA), 1
 Unit Assignments
6th Army (Sixth Army)III Corps (3rd Corps)30th Infantry RegimentJungle Warfare School, Fort Sherman
9th Infantry Division2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry RegimentUS Army Military Police School (USAMPS)2nd Infantry Division
2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1967-1967, 11C10, 6th Army (Sixth Army)
  1967-1967, III Corps (3rd Corps)
  1967-1968, 4010, 4th Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment
  1968-1968, 0006, Jungle Warfare School, Fort Sherman
  1968-1968, 9th Infantry Division
  1968-1969, 1560, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry Regiment
  1969-1971, US Army Military Police School (USAMPS)
  1971-1971, 2nd Infantry Division
  1971-1971, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment
  1971-1971, 1560, HHC, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry
  1971-1972, HHC, 2nd Infantry Division
  1972-1973, 0006, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Colleges Attended 
University of California, Santa BarbaraColumbus State University
  1965-1966, University of California, Santa Barbara
  1968-1968, Cameron Junior College
  1973-1975, Columbus State University
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