DAVID B. WRIGHT

DAVID B. WRIGHT

DAVID B. WRIGHT

Lieutenant Colonel David B. Wright began his commissioned career as a Second Lieutenant Platoon Leader with the 110th Infantry, Camp Livingston, Louisiana, 1942. | His subsequent promotions and duty assignments include: Promoted to First Lieutenant and assigned Battalion S-2, S-3 Officer 110th Infantry, England, 1944 Battalion S3 110th Infantry France, Germany. Promoted to Captain 1945 and assigned Company Commander, Training Center, Camp Gordon, Georgia. 1946-1947 St Lucia Base Command, Base Adjutant, British West Indies. 1948 assigned USAIS Student Officer, Infantry Officer Advance Course, Fort Benning, Georgia. 1949-1951 PMS&T New Hanover High School, Wilmington, North Carolina. Promoted to Major 1951. 1952-1953 Assistant G2, G3, 43rd Division Augsburg, Germany. 1954-1955 SE 2nd Infantry, Munich, Germany. 1956 Battalion Executive Officer, 2d Infantry, Fort Ord, California. 1957 KMAG Senior Advisor Group G2, WoNew Jerseya, Korea. 1958-1959 USAIS Operations Officer, Weapons Department, Fort Benning, Georgia.  Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 1960 and assigned MG Committee and Mortar Committee, USAIS 1960-1961. 1962 USA General Staff and Command College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | Lieutenant Colonel Wright's awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart and Combat Infantryman Badge.

More Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1962

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00164