George W. Bauknight

BAUKNIGHT,GEORGE

George W. Bauknight

Colonel Bauknight was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 5 July 1942, class number 29. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Company Commander, Company B, 331st Infantry, 83d Division, Camp Atterbury, Indiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Co B, 331st Inf, 83d Div, Camp Atterbury, Indiana; Company Commander, European Theater of Operations & Patient, 136th Station Hosp, Co B & Co F, 331st Inf, 83d Div, European Theater of Operations; Welch Convalescent Hosp, Patient; G-3 Sec, IRTC Camp Gordon, Georgia; Oliver Gen Hosp, Augusta, Georgia; Oliver Gen Hosp, Patient, G-3 Sec, V Corps, Oliver Gen Hosp, Camp Jackson, South Carolina; Com M, 35th Inf, 25th Div, Camp Otsu, Japan; Co M, Regimental S-3, Co C, 35th Inf, 25th Div, Camp Otsu, Japan; Staff & Faculty, TAG Sch, Camp Lee, Virginia; Staff & Faculty, TAG Sch, Fort Harrison, Indiana; SGS, Office of US Cmdr, Berlin, Germany & Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Commander, 2d Bn, 506th Abn Inf, (Redesign 12th Tng Bn, USATC), Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Senior Combat Arms Advisor, 1st Military Region, Vietnam; S-3, 3d Tng Regiment & ACofS, G-1, USATC, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Program & Budget Analysist, Compt of Army, The Pentagon; Program & Budget Analysist, Office Ass’t Secy of Def, International Security Affairs, The Pentagon; Program & Budget & Program; Program & Budget Analysist OASD, ISA & The Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Commander, 172d Inf Bde (M), Fort Richardson, Alaska; ACofS, G-3, U.S. Army, Alaska, Fort Richardson, Alaska. | Colonel Bauknight's awards and decorations include: VCM; NDSM (1st Oak Leaf Cluster); AFEM (Vietnam); OSDIdent Bad; ARCON; Glider Badge 3 O/S Bars; NDSM; AFRM; CIB; AOM (Japan & Germany); ADM; ACM; WW II VM; EAME; Purple Heart; Bronze Star.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Company Commander, Co B, 331st Inf, 83d Div, Camp Atterbury, Indiana
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Year Inducted
1967
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00257

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