George V. Mccoy

George V. Mccoy

George V. Mccoy

Colonel George V. McCoy was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1956. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 86th Infantry Regiment, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 41st Engr Bn, Germany; Company Commander, 3d Inf Div, NCO Academy, Germany; Executive Officer, USA Rec Sta, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief, Tng Aid Sec, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer (S3), 1st Bn, 17th Inf, Korea; Company Commander & Operations Officer (S-3), 1st Bn, 501st Inf, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company commander, 2d Bn, 503d Inf, 173 Abn Bde, Vietnam; Author/Instructor, Def Sec, Div Opns, USACGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Deputy G1, HW USA Mr 2, USMACV, Vietnam; Assistant Chief of Staff G1, SRAG-USA MR 2, USMACV, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Force Dev Div, HW USAREUR & 7th USA, Germany; Commander, 1st Bn, 51st Inf, Germany; Dep IG, Headquarters VII Corps, Germany; Sr Advisor, 85th Tng Div, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Operations/Training Officer, ARMR V, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Operations Team Chief, Nat’l Abn Cmd Post, JCS, Offitt Air Force Base, Nebraska; Chief Mobilization Division, ARMR VI, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commander, Readiness Group Knox, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | Colonel McCoy's awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star Medals w/V & 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, MSM w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, AM w/V & 4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Republic of Vietnam Stf Svc Medal, CIB, Sr Prcht Bad, Avn Crewmbr Bad, JCS Bad.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00829