Gilbert Proctor, Jr.


Gilbert Proctor, Jr.

Colonel Gilbert Procter, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 4 May 1944, Class Number 323-A. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company F, 345th Infantry Regiment, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Regimental Ln Officer, Headquarters 345th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division, France, Germany; Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Company B, 11th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division; Troop Executive Officer, Troop B, 24th Constabulary Sqdn, U.S. Forces Austria; Troop Executive Officer, Troop C, 24th Constabulary Sqdn, 4th Cavalry, U.S. Forces Austria, Enns; Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer, Heavy Mort Company, 350th Infantry, U.S. Forces Austria, Linz; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters Land Upper Austria Area Command, US Forces Austria, Linz; Assistant PMS&T, Headquarters ROTC Det, Los Angeles High School, Hollywood; Company Commander, Replacement Company, Headquarters 7th Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Company Commander, Company D, Headquarters 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Division, Korea; Company Commander, Company C, 1st Battalion, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, Camp Wood, Japan; Company Commander, Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, Company F, Combat Group Neptune, Fort Campbell; S-1, 187th ABG, Headquarters Company, 187th Airborne Battle Group, 101st,  Fort Campbell; Training Sec, G3, Headquarters Company, 101st Abn Division; Mortar and Surveillance Sec, 1est Officer, Headquarters U.S. Army Infantry Bd; Operations Sec, Test Officer, Headquarters, U.S. Army Infantry Bd; Assistant G-3 Advisor, Headquarters, III Corps Adv Det, MACV; Commander, Headquarters 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield and Pleiku; J-2 Division, Headquarters CINCPAC, Camp HM Smith; G-5, Headquarters 24 Corps, Phu Bai; Commander, Headquarters 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Camp Enari; Chief, Army Operations, Opns Directorate, ODCSOPS, DA; Assistant Deputy Director, Opns Directorate, ODCSOPS, DA; Commander, Headquarters U.S. Army Support Command, Schofield, Hawaii; Deputy Chief of Staff-Army, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Director, Department of Comm, Headquarters, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth. | Military schools attended include: Armor Officer Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, United States Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Legion of Merit wi/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star, Air Medal w/ 5, ARCOM, JSCM w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Regimental Ln Officer, Headquarters 345th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division, France, Germany
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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