George L. Mcfadden, Jr.

George L. Mcfadden, Jr.

George L. Mcfadden, Jr.

Brigadier General George L. McFadden, Jr. was commissioned Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 3 October 1949. His first duty assignment was as Assistant Head, Insular Far East Section, Pacific Command, Hawaii. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Staff Officer, Armed Forces Staff Activities, Washington D.C.; Fire Support Coordinator and Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 7th Artillery, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Secretary of the General Staff Office, Chief of Staff, Army, Washington, D.C.; Commanding Officer, Division Artillery, 7th Infantry Division, 8th United States Army, Korea; Chief, Combat Arms Systems Directorate, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development, Washington, D.C.; Chief, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Night Observation/Electronic Warfare/Intelligence Division Doctrine, Evaluation and Command Systems Directorate, Washington, D.C.; Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Security Agency, Arlington Hall Station, Arlington, Virginia. | His awards and decorations include: Parachutist Badge, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross (2 Silver Stars), Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (V Device), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Medal (11 Awards), Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit, Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley

  • Graduation Year

    1947

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1975

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_00723