George H. Williams

George H. Williams

George H. Williams

Lieutenant Colonel George H. Williams was commissioned upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 10-42, 8 May 1942 His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 45th Infantry Division, Camp Devens, Massachusetts. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion and Regimental S-2, 179th Infantry, 45th Division, Sicily & Italy; Regimental S-2 and S-3, 179th Infantry, 45th Division, Italy & France; Battalion Commander, 179th Infantry, 45th Division, France and Prisoner of War. | As a civilian, Lieutenant Colonel Williams served as: Administrative Assistant, Assistant to Dean, New York University Law School; Law Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor, New York University Law School; Vice President, Director of University Development, New York University; Executive Vice President, Director of Planning and Development; and President, The American University, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, and Combat Infantryman Badge.

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  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

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