Herbert B. Eagon, Jr.

Herbert B. Eagon, Jr.

Herbert B. Eagon, Jr.

Brigadier General Herbert B. Eagon, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 3-60, 17 June 1960. His first duty assignment was as Forward Observer, CSC 166th Infantry, OARNG, London, Ohio. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Recon Platoon Leader, CSC, 166th Infantry, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Executive Officer, Company B, 166th Infantry OARNG, Delaware, Ohio; Commander, Company B, 166th Infantry, OARNG, Delaware, Ohio; Assistant S-3 (Air), Headquarters 73d Infantry Bde, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Assistant S-3, Headquarters 73d Infantry Bde, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; S-2, Headquarters 73d Infantry Bde, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 166th Infantry, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Commander, Headquarters 1st Battalion, 166th Infantry, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; S-3, Headquarters 73d Infantry Bde (Sep), OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Executive Officer, Headquarters 73d Infantry Bde (Sep), OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Deputy Commander, 73d Infantry Bde (Sep), OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Chief of Staff, Det 4 (JTF), Headquarters Starc, OARNG, Columbus, Ohio; Commander, 73d Infantry Bde (Sep), OARNG, Columbus, Ohio. | His military education and training includes: Ranger Course, Armor Officer Orientation Course, Infantry Officer Advance Course, Infantry Staff Officer Course, Combat Operations Specialist Course, Air Mobile Course, Special Reserve Component Training Course, Command and General Staff College, Separate Brigade Refresher Course (2), Command and Staff Refresher Course, Senior RC Officer Course (War College). Brigadier General Eagon's awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Ranger Tab, Expert Infantryman Badge. | Following retirement he served as President of Eagon and Associates, Inc., Consulting Geologists, Worthington, Ohio.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | 73d Infantry Brigade (Sep) | OARNG | Columbus, Ohio

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01667