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Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Greenwood Smi Commandant of Cadets COMMANDANT Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Greenwood Smith was born October 14, 1921, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, son of a Regular Army officer. He attended high schools in El Paso, Texas, and Washington, D. C, and was graduated from Staunton Military Academy which he attended one year after graduation from Western High School in Washington. He entered the Virginia Military Listitute in September, 1989, and majored in Civil Engineer- ing. He was a distinguished student academically, and upon graduation in 1!)4. ' !, received the First Jackson-Hopc Medal in ' i il Engiucei ' iiig for the highest scholaslic attainment in that curriculum. In the Cadet Corps he served as a Corporal, First Sergeant, and Cadet Ca])tain, and was winner of the Harry N. Cootes Trophy as the outstanding cadet in the Cavalry R. O. T. C, and the R. O. T. C. Medal for highest proficiency in leadership, military bearing and neatness, and for general excellence in the Corps of Cadets. Commissioned a Second Lieutenant upon completion of the Officer Candidate School in January, 1944, he joined the 124tli Cavalry Regiment (Special) and served in Burma in 1944-45, and later in the China Theater (1945-46). He was commissioned a Regular Army Officer in 1946. Having commanded several units and served as a staff officer for the ( ' ontinental Army Com- mand and in Korea, Colonel Smith returned to V. I. I. in July of 1960 to become Commandant of Cadets and Professor of Military Science and Tactics. Colonel Smith ' s decorations include the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Bronze Star Medal with " V " device and Oak Leaf Cluster, the Purple Heart, Breast Order of Hun Ilui (Republic of China), Asiatic-Pacific Theater ribbon with three campaign stars, the American Tlieater ribbon. World War II Victory ledal, the National Defense ledal, and the Army Connuendation Medal. Colonel Smith is married to the former Miss Jane Holland of Newton Centre, Massachusetts. They have four children.
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THE ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Lt. Coloxel Samuel S. (Jille imk Deputy Commandant of Cadets ( pi i Si Assistant Com mandaiit oj C adds THE TACTICAL STAFF Sealed: Lieutenant Colonel Smith. First Row, Left tnliight Lieutenant ColoiieU.illespie, Ciptain Kn.ipp, ( ' ipt im Btike ( ipl un Blci kc i, ( ipt nii I..linsl..n Second Roic, Left to Right: Major Kdh , Li.ntuunt .ni!,li ni, ( .ipl iin Pitloii, Capt.ini (_,u ni,iii, Lnutin.uil I i li, r, ( .i|.l.iiii Simpson, Capta Stevenson, Captain Harrib
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