George Allister Hutchison
Colonel George Allister Hutchison was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 65-2 on 15 February 1965. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, Company C, 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade (BCT), Fort Ord, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Brigade (BCT), Fort Ord, California; Detachment Commander, Detachment A-238, 5th Special Forces Group (Abn), Vietnam; Logistics Officer, Detachment B-23, 5th Special Forces Group (Abn), Vietnam; Instructor, Ground Surveillance Radar School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Training Officer, 12th Special Forces Group (Abn), Arlington Heights, Illinois; Operations and Training Officer, 12th Special Forces Group (Abn), Arlington Heights, Illinois; Operations and Training Officer, 85th Division Training Command, Aurora, Illinois; Staff Training Assistant, 7th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Chicago, Illinois; Staff Training Assistant, 86th United States Army Reserve Command, Forest Park, Illinois; Operations and Training Officer, Reserve Component Training Division Forces Command, Fort McPherson, ga; Chief, Combat Arms Division, OPMaryland, Army Reserve Personnel Center, St Louis, Missouri; and United States Army Reserve Advisor, United States Army Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | Military schools attended include: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Basic Airborne Course, Special Forces Officer Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ One Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Special Forces Tab.