Dewitt C. Smith, Jr.

Dewitt C. Smith, Jr.

Dewitt C. Smith, Jr.

Brigadier General (later Lieutenant General) DeWitt C. Smith, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, IRTC, Camp Walters, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, 53d Armored Infantry, 4th Armored Division, Europe; Rifle company commander, 53d Armored Infantry, 4th Armored Division in Europe; Battalion S-1, 60th Armored Infantry, 9th Armored Division; Instructor, Tactical Department, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant Operations Officer, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Associate Advanced Course, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant G3 Operations and Training 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Assistant to Department Chief of Staff, Eighth Army, Korea; Battalion S3 and Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 3d Infantry, Fort Myer, Virginia; Aide-de-Camp, Chief of Staff, United States Army, Washington, D.C.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00483