Jack C. Potter

Jack C. Potter

Jack C. Potter

Colonel Jack C. Potter was commissioned an Quartermaster Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 March 1943, class number 185. His first duty assignment  was as Platoon Leader, Infantry Company, So Pac, Officer Candidate School and Company I, 298th Infantry. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Executive Officer, Rifle Company, So Pac, Company I, 298th Infantry; Company Commander and Property Book Officer, Headquarters Company, 51st Base Depot, Hawaii; Battalion Commander, Prov Battalion, 7th Regiment, 3rd Division, Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion S-3 and Post S-4, IRTC, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Salvage Disposal Officer and Headquarters Company, 51st Quartermaster Base Depot; Post Quartermaster, 8283d S.U. USARPAC; Clothing Sales Officer, Camp Cooke, California; Instructor, Quartermaster Subsistence Technology School, Chicago, Illinois; Chief, Subsistence Division, Quartermaster Supply Control Officer, Europe; Staff Officer, Department of the Army General Staff, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics; Deputy Quartermaster, Headquarters Eighth U.S. Army, Korea; Commander, 142d  Ds Battalion, Korea; Deputy Chief, Western Service Center, A&AFES, San Francisco, California; Director, Audits and Inspections, Headquarters, A&AFES, Dallas, Texas; Commander, Region Exchange, Vietnam; Director, Materiel Management, Sixth U.S. Army Stock Control Center; Commander, Sacramento Army Depot, California; Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Sixth U.S. Army, Presidio of San Francisco, California. | Colonel Potter's awards and decorations include: Merit Unit Comm (2 Clusters), General Service Identification Badge, Legion of Merit (3 Clusters).

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Camp Lee, Virginia

  • Key Assignment

    Deputy Chief of Staff | Logistics | Sixth U.S. Army | The Presidio | San Francisco, California

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1974

  • Branch Of Service

    Quartermaster Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_00695