Charles W. Norton, Jr.

Charles W. Norton, Jr.

Charles W. Norton, Jr.

Colonel Charles William Norton, Jr. was commissioned upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 3-51, 28 September 1951. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company M, 3d Battalion, 511th Airborne Infantry, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 3d Battalion, 511th Airborne Infantry, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Field Artillery (FA) Team Leader, 16th Operational Detachment, 10th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Guerrilla Unit Advisor, 8240 Army Unit, Korea; Heavy Weapons Company Executive Officer, Company M, 34th Infantry, 24th Division, Korea; FA Team Leader, FB-  2, 77th SFG (Airborne), 6th Company, 10th SFG (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Bad Toelz, Germany; FA Team Leader, 6th Company and 1st Company, 10th SFG (Airborne), Bad Toelz, Germany; Company S3, 1st Company, 10th SFG, Bad Toelz, Germany; Assistant Group S3, HHC, 10th SFG, Bad Toelz, Germany; Instructor, UW Department, U.S. Army Special Warfare School (USASWS), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant Group S3, 7th SFG, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; FB Detachment Commander, Detachment B-310, 1st SFG, Korea; Brigade S2 and S3, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas and MACV, Studies and Observation Group (SOG); Operations Officer, Vietnam; Opl Commander, MACV SOG, USASWS, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Faculty, Armed Forces Staff College, Norfolk, Virginia; Deputy Commander, 1st Brigade, 4th Division; Executive Officer, 5th SFG, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, 1/14th Infantry, 25th Division, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (ODCSOPS), Washington, D.C; Division Chief, ODCSOPS/Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C.; Group Commander, 7th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1976

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00764