George W. Bauknight

BAUKNIGHT,GEORGE
George W. Bauknight

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.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00257