Kennedy, Michael, COL

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1973-1975, 1542, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
Service Years
1940 - 1975
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Colonel



Fifteen Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Moultrie, Georgia
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 29, 2009
 
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Infantry Shoulder Cord Army Staff Identification Netherlands Orange Lanyard

French Fourragere Joint Chiefs of Staff US European Command 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team

II Field Force, Vietnam 82nd Airbone Division 1st Cavalry Division 1st Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

Air Assault Badge 11th AAD 1964 Cold War Medal Order of The Spur Cold War Veteran

Vietnamese Fourragere




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 3rd Award

Master Parachutist (4 Combat Jumps)Pathfinder BadgeAir Assault Badge
Great Britain - Jump Wings

 
 Unit Assignments
4th Infantry Division505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GAArmy Garrison Fort Irwin, CA
3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment7th Infantry Regiment Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army3rd Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment
45th Infantry DivisionDepartment of the Army (DA)XVIII Airborne Corps11th Airborne Division
1st Airborne Battle Group, 187th InfantryUnited States European Command (USEUCOM)U.S. ArmyUS Continental Army Command (CONARC)
National War College11th Air Assault Division (Test)1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division2nd Field Force Vietnam (II Field Force)Office of Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)Army Combat Developments Command
82nd Airborne Division3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
  1940-1940, 629, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1940-1940, 745, 4th Infantry Division
  1940-1941, 745, 4th Infantry Division
  1941-1942, 745, 4th Infantry Division
  1942-1942, 745, 4th Infantry Division
  1942-1943, 745, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/HHC
  1943-1943, 745, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/HHC
  1943-1944, 1542, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/HHC
  1944-1945, 1542, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/HHC
  1945-1946, 1542, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/HHC
  1946-1948, 1542, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1948-1949, 1542, Army Garrison Fort Irwin, CA
  1949-1950, 1542, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
  1950-1951, 1542, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1951, 1542, 7th Infantry Regiment
  1951-1952, 1542, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  1952-1953, 1542, 3rd Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment
  1953-1953, 1542, 45th Infantry Division
  1953-1955, 1542, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans (DCSOPS)/US Army Element-Air Force Activities (NRO)
  1955-1957, 1542, XVIII Airborne Corps
  1957-1958, 1542, 11th Airborne Division
  1958-1958, 1542, 1st Airborne Battle Group, 187th Infantry
  1958-1960, 1542, United States European Command (USEUCOM)
  1960-1961, 1542, XVIII Airborne Corps
  1961-1963, 1542, 2nd Airborne Battle Group, 501st Infantry
  1963-1963, 1542, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)/United States Continental Army Command (USCAC)
  1963-1964, 1542, National War College
  1964-1965, 1542, 11th Air Assault Division (Test)
  1965-1965, 1542, 11th Air Assault Division (Test)
  1965-1966, 1542, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division
  1966-1966, 9301, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1966-1967, 1542, National War College
  1967-1967, 1542, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1967-1968, 1542, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
  1968-1968, 1542, 2nd Field Force Vietnam (II Field Force)
  1969-1970, 1542, Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)/Joint Staff
  1970-1970, 1542, HHC, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
  1970-1971, 1542, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1971-1972, 1542, Army Combat Developments Command
  1972-1973, 1542, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1973-1975, 1542, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)
  1950-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
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