George F. Vickers

VICKERS,GEORGE
George F. Vickers

George F. Vickers

Lieutenant Colonel George F. Vickers was commissioned a Signal Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 4 April 1961. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Headquarters, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Okinawa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Headquarters 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Vietnam; Assistant Chief of Staff C-6, Headquarters, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Taiwan; Company Commander, Headquarters, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Okinawa; Battery Commander and Signal Officer, Headquarters, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Detachment Chief, D.CA SAM Detachment, Vietnam; Brigade Signal Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division (Airborne), Vietnam; Battalion Executive Officer, 3rd Battalion, 505th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Brigade S-3, 4th and 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division and Chief Doctrine Branch, Institute for Military Assistance, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant G-3 Operations and assistant G-3 Chief Plans and Operations, Headquarters, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Brigade Executive Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Assistant Chief of Staff, 1st Infantry Division and USAG, Fort Riley, Kansas; Assistant Chief of Staff G-5, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Assistant Chief of Staff G-3, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. | Lieutenant Colonel Vickers was serving as President of Presidential Real Estate Incorporated, Hawaii and member of Council of Trustees, AUSA at the time of his induction.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Gordon, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Assistant Chief of Staff G-3 | 25th Infantry Division | Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1996

  • Branch Of Service

    Signal Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_01822