Harry J. Mier, Jr.

Harry J. Mier, Jr.

Harry J. Mier, Jr.

Major General Harry J. Mier, Jr. was commissioned Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 7 December 1943. His first assignment was as Platoon Leader, Airborne Company. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Battalion Executive Officer, Battalion Commander, United States Army Reserve, Battle Group Commander; Commander and Brigade Commander, 157th Infantry Brigade; Brigade Commander, USA Reserve, HHC, 157th Infantry Brigade, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania; Brigade Commander, 157th Camp Pickett, Virginia; Brigade Commander (active duty), HHC, 157th Infantry Brigade, Camp Drum, New York; Adjutant General of Pennsylvania, HHDTAARNG, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.| General Mier's awards and decorations include: Armed Forces Reserve Medal (1st and 2nd Device), DEL FOURRAG-UERRE with Dutch Lanyard, Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star (V Device and Oak Leaf Cluster), EAME CM, DUB (Cluster), Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Silver Star, World War II Victory Medal.

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  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00691