George M. Shuffer, Jr.
Brigadier General George M. Shuffer, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 February 1943, class number 164. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 978th ABS Battalion, Camp Butner, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 368th Inf Regiment, Asia-Pac Theater; Bn S3, 1st Tng Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Bn S3, 365 Inf Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Co Cmdr, 365th Inf Regiment, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Asst G3, 9th Inf Div, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Co Comdr, 24th Inf Regiment, 25th Inf Div, Korea; Co Cmdr, 6003 ASU, Fort Ord, California; Div Faculty, 1st F.A. Bn, Fort Ord, California; Bn S3, Bn S2, 43d AIB, 2d Armd Div, USAREUR; Asst S-3, Headquarters CCC, 2d AD, USAREUR; Mil Intel Off, USA Elm, NSA, Fort Meade, Maryland; Tn Adv, MAAG, China, Taiwan; Bn Cmdr, 2d Bn, 2d Inf, Fort Devens, Mass; Bn Cmdr, 2d Bn, 2d Inf, Vietnam; Asst G2, II FFV, Vietnam; Staff Officer, ODCSOPS & OSD, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: VN Cross of Gallantry w/SS, OSD ID Badge, GS Ident Badge, CIB (1st, 2d & 3d Awards), Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart, ArCom Medal, Air Medal w/5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Silver Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster.