Rew, Leland Chadwick, Jr., LTC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
2200-Personnel Officer
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Officer)
Primary Unit
1970-1974, 2200, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (ODCSPER)
Service Years
1949 - 1974

Infantry


Ranger

Honor Guard
Lieutenant Colonel



Six Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Amelia Island, Florida
Last Address
Amelia Island
Nassau County
Florida

Date of Passing
Jan 18, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Alta Vista Cemetery - Gainesville, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Cold War Veteran




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Following retirement from the U.S. Army in 1974, Leland Rew worked for BASF Corporation (BASF Wyandotte), a chemical company, at its Parsippany, New Jersey facility.  Leland was a Human Resource Manager until he retired from BASF in 1990.

Date of Birth November 21, 1930
Alabama

Parents:
Father - Leland Rew
Mother - Sarah Rew

Gainesville High School, Gainesville, Georgia
Played football
Meet his future wife, Sara Bostick, in High School.

United States Military Academy at West Point - Class 1953:

Member of Dialectic Society for three years
Served on Special Programs Committees for four years
Played Lacrosse for two years receiving his monogram

Married 1953:

Spouce - Sara Charlotte Bostick

Daughter - Debbie 1955
Son - David 1957
Daughter - Pamela  1961


   
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
Airborne SchoolPathfinder SchoolU.S. ArmyArmy Security Agency (ASA)
Army Ranger SchoolBerlin CommandUS Army Cadet CommandCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
US Army Vietnam (USARV)1st Infantry Division1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)
Department of the Army (DA)
  1953-1953, 0006, Airborne School
  1953-1953, 0006, Airborne School
  1953-1953, 0006, Pathfinder School
  1955-1956, 1542, Military Advisory Assistance Group Saudi Arabia
  1956-1959, 2162, Army Security Agency Training Center & School (Staff Faculty)
  1959-1960, 0006, Army Ranger School
  1959-1960, 2520, Airborne School
  1960-1963, 2030, HQ Berlin Command
  1963-1966, 2517, ROTC North Georgia College and State University (Cadre)
  1966-1966, 1542, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1967-1968, 2030, HHC, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1967-1968, 1542, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1967-1968, 1542, 1st Infantry Division
  1968-1968, 1542, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment
  1968-1970, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)
  1970-1974, 2200, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (ODCSPER)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)/Operation TOAN THANG II 1 Jul to 1 Nov 68
 Colleges Attended 
North Georgia College and State UniversityUnited States Military AcademyAmerican University
  1948-1949, North Georgia College and State University
  1949-1953, United States Military Academy1
  1972-1973, American University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Aug 19, 2014, General Photos3
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