George D. Burrow


George D. Burrow

Colonel George D. Burrough was commissioned an Aviation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 4 March, 1958, class number 1-58. His first duty assignment was as a Flight Wing Advisor, 416th Signal Aviation Company, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Company D, 1st Brigade, 5th Cavalry Division, Korea; Air Assault Test, Evaluation and Control Officer, Fort Benning, Georgia; XO/Operations Officer, Aviation Company, 14th ACR, Germany; XO, 1st Squadron, 14th ACR, Germany; Commander, Troop B, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Branch Chief, R/W Division, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Test, Evaluation and control Officer, Headquarters Masster, Fort Hood, Texas; XO, Air Cavalry combat Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, Headquarters III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Operations Officer, NMCC, JCS, Washington, D.C.; Plans Officer, Headquarters USEUCOM (J-5), Germany; Inspector General, Headquarters, VII Corps, Germany. | His awards and decorations include: Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (Unit)Valerous Unit Award, Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (Gold Palm), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal (3 Stars), Army Occupation Medal, National Defense Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Purple Heart (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (V Device and 2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal (34 Devices and V Device), Bronze Star ('V Device and 1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Distinguished Flying Cross (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Silver Star, Distinguished Service Cross.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Commander, Company D, 1st Brigade, 5th Cavalry Division, Korea
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Cross
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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