Howard H. Craig

CRAIG,HOWARD
Howard H. Craig

Howard H. Craig

Colonel Howard H. Craig was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in July 1943, Class Number 266. His first duty assignment was as Headquarters Anti Tank Platoon Leader, 65th Division, Camp Wheeler, Georgia and Camp Shelby, Mississippi. | His subsequent duty assignments include: AG Division, Headquarters, U.S. Army Pacific, Adj, 12th AIB, 2nd Armd Division, Fort Hood, Texas; C and A Officer, Replacement Depot, Camp Drake, Japan; Chief of Assignments, Replacement Depot, Camp Drake, Japan; Assistant Adj General, Replacement Depot, Camp Drake, Japan; Assistant G-1, Headquarters Department of Army, Pentagon; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff-Pers, Dept of Army; Commander, 56th Medical Battalion; Chief of Career Management, Office of Surgeon General, Washington; Executive Officer, Medical Research Lab, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Chief, Plans and Training, Brooks Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston; Executive to Surgeon General, Military Asst Cmd, VN; Director of Pers and Troop Commander, William Beaumont Medical Center, Fort Bliss, Texas. | Colonel Craig attended AG School. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Palm, General Staff Identification Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    1943

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00798