Lieutenant Colonel Oliver S. Wood

…commanded the 31st Infantry in the Philippines from March to June 1934 (3 months).

Colonel Wood was born in Arkansas in 1882, received a BA from the University of Arkansas, was commissioned from the US Military Academy in 1908, retired as a colonel, died in 1972, and is buried at Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was a co-author of Military Science and Tactics: Sophomore Course (Infantry, Vol II) for ROTC instruction in 1921.