Gerhard (Dutch) Wrieske

Lieutenant Gerhard Wreiske, 6th Platoon, 51st Company Infantry OCS, Fort Benning, Georgia.Rank: Captain

Branch: Infantry

Separation Date: November 1969

Wife’s Name: Jeanette; Children: 2

City and State: Halesite, New York

Awards: Miscellaneous medals, Bronze Star, Combat Infantry Badge

Civilian Schools & Degree: AAS, State University of New York

Summary of Assignments: Stationed in Europe for two years following OCS with the 3rd Armored Division (1966-68). Extended his commitment to go to Vietnam after completing Vietnamese language school at Fort Bragg, North Carolina (July 68-October 68). Served in Vietnam from 68-69 as a MACV advisor in IV Corps. Separated from the Army following his tour in Vietnam.

Jobs/Profession following military: Highway Construction Engineer/Estimator (66-68),  Highway Construction Superintendent (78-03), Construction Company Purchasing Agent (03-present).




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