Gordon C. Jung

Gordon C. Jung

Gordon C. Jung

Colonel Gordon C. Jung was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 16 March 1945, class number 422. His first duty assignment was as Headquarters, 4th Armored Division, Division Special Svc Officer, European Theater of Operations. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Bde Asst S3 Officer, 1st Constabulary Bde, EUCOM; Div Athletic Officer, 101st Abn Div, Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky; CO, 27th Inf, FECOM; Instructor Ranger Dept Head, Co H, Abn, Fort Benning Georgia; Instructor Ranger Dept Head, Co B, Abn, Dahloneg, Georgia; Instructor Ranger Dept Head, Co B, Abn, Fort Benning, Georgia; Bn S3 Officer, Headquarters Co, 1st Bn, 39th Inf Regiment, USAREUR; Regimental S3 Officer, Headquarters Co 39th Inf Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado; Student Officer Assoc, Crs, Stu Det, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; GP Adjutant, HHC, 1st ABG 327th Inf, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S2/S3, HHC, 1st ABG 327th Inf, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Chief Tng Div, G3 Div, Headquarters 101st Abn Div, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Opns and Tng Staff Officers, USAE, JT SPT GP (8745) Washington 25, D.C.; Staff Officer, Gen Opns Div, Operations, ODCSOPS (8534), Washington, D.C.; Staff Officer, Civil Defense Div, Operations, ODCSOPS (8534), Washington, D.C.; Staff Officer, Readiness Div (Reorg), Operations, ODCSOPS (8534), Washington, D.C.; Bde D.C.O, HHD, 172d Inf Bde (M) USARAL; Student USAWC, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; CO, Headquarters, 1st Tng Bde, USATC, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His awards and decorations include: SSM (Go177, 25th Inf, 22 Sep 50); Distinguished Service Cross (Go 77, Headquarters EUSAK, 23 Sep 50); CIB (P2 SO 160, Headquarters 27th Inf, 27 July 50);  Parachutist Badge (P58 SO 215, Headquarters TIC, 26 Sep 51); Senior Parachutist Badge (p 71 SO 146 Headquarters, 101st Abn Div); ARCOM (P1 GO 109, Headquarters USARAL, 5 Jul 67).

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commanding Officer | Headquarters |1st Training Brigade USATC | Fort Campbell, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Cross

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00373