Wilson, Harvey Larry

327 Infantry Veterans
Project Name
Wilson, Harvey Larry
1st Battalion,ABU Troops,H&HC Troops,Tiger Troops

Vietnam 1st Battalion

Harvey Larry Wilson

A & H&H (TF) Companies 1968


Graduated from Infantry Officer’s Candidate School and served 23 years in the US Army as an Airborne Infantry Officer and an Army Aviator retiring in 1988 as a Lieutenant Colonel.

31 months combat duty in the Republic of Vietnam with the 1st Battalion, Airborne, 327TH Infantry, 101ST Airborne Division and XO, then Commander of the 48th Assault Helicopter Company, 1st Aviation Brigade.

I served as the Platoon Leader of 1-A-1-327 and Tiger Force Leader in 1968. I was also Assistant S-3. At the time I became Platoon Leader the Platoon Sergeant was one John Doyle. Later SSG Jerry Day became Platoon Sergeant.

Significant Awards:

Combat Infantry Badge (CIB)

Silver Star

Bronze Star for Valor

Bronze Star for Service, 4 awards

Meritorious Service Medal, 2 awards

Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Gold Star

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