George H. Duckworth, Jr.

DUCKWORTH,JR.,GEORGE

George H. Duckworth, Jr.

Colonel George H. Duckworth was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 9 December 1942, class number 121. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company F, 23d Inf, 2d Division, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Co F, 23d Inf, 2d Div, European Theater Opns; Regimental Supply Officer (S-4), Headquarters, 23d Inf, 2d Div, Camp Swift, Texas; Regimental Munitions Officer, Headquarters, 23d Inf, 2d Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Regimental Supply Officer (S-4), Headquarters, 33d Inf Regiment, USARCARIB; Battalion Executive Officer and S-3, 2d Bn, 33d Inf, USARCARIB; Advisor to 142d Inf, 36th Div, 4305 ASU, Tex NGUS ADGRU, Abilene, Texas; Opns & Tng Staff Adv, 1st VN Div, 8653d DU, MAAG, Indo-China, HUE, VN; Bn Comdr, Headquarters, 2d Bn, 3d Inf (Old Guard), Fort McNair, D.C.; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st BG, 3d Inf (Old Guard), Fort Myer, Virginia; Opns & Tng Staff Off (G-3), Headquarters, Yukon Command, USARAL; Chief of Staff and G-3, Headquarters, Yukon Comd, USARAL; Chief Long Range Br, Plans Div, PP&I Dir, Headquarters, USACDC., Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief Plans Div, PP&I Dir, Headquarters, USACDE, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Opns Div, PP&I Dir, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief, Intel Div, Plans Dir, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Chief Intel Div, Plans Dir, Headquarters, USACDC., Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Deputy Dir, Concepts & Plans Dir, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Director Concepts & Plans Dir, Headquarters USACDC., Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | Colonel Duckworth's awards and decorations include: Presidential Unit Citation; Luxembourg Croix de Guerre; Belgian Fourrager; Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Purple Heart  w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster; Silver Star; Combat Infantryman Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Co F, 23d Inf, 2d Div, European Theater Opns
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1969
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00354

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