George Tassey

George Tassey

George Tassey

Colonel George Tassey was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in November 1944, class number 355. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Infantry Replacement Training Center, Camp Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Baguio, Philippine Islands; Post Adjutant, Provost Marshal/Adjutant, Camp Jon Hay, Philippine Islands; Company Commander, Co D, 23d Inf, 2d Inf Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Headquarters Co, 1st Bn, 23d Inf, Korea; Operations Officer, Ranger Training Command, Fort Benning, GA; Battalion Operations Off, Headquarters & Headquarters Co, 1st Bn, 47th Inf, Ulm, Germany; Civil Affairs Div, Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Army Advisor to Infantry Battle Group, Advisory Group (ARNG), Kansas; Operations Officer, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division; Deputy Commander, 12th Cavalry, Korea; Ranger Department, Fort Benning, GA; Deputy District Commander, Headquarters, North Wurtemberg District, Stuttgart, Germany; US European Command (Comdr), Support Element, Patch Barracks, Germany; U.S. Army Advisor, Deputy Senior Advisor, 7th D.C.AT, Vietnam; Senior Advisor, 5th Army Advisor Group, Louisville, Kentucky; Senior advisor 100th Maneuver, U.S. Army Advisor Group, Louisville, Kentucky. | His awards and decorations include: APCM, Republic of Vietnam CM w/Go Dev; 8 Oak Leaf Cluster Bars; VN Str Svc Medal (1st Cl); Vietnam Serv Med (w/4 CC); ROKPUC; Korean Svc Medal (5 combat campaigns), PIR;

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Korean Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00950