Jack T. Dempsey

DEMPSEY,JACK
Jack T. Dempsey

Jack T. Dempsey

Colonel Jack T. Dempsey was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 18 September 1943. His first duty assignments was as Platoon Leader, IRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  AT Platoon Leader, AT Co, 331st Inf, Camp Breckeridge, Kentucky; AT Plt Ldr, AT Co, 331st Inf, European Theater of Operations; AT Co Exec Off, At Co, 331st Inf, European Theater of Operations; Plt Ldr, Co A, 12th AIB, Camp Hood, Texas; Co Exec Off, Co E, 250th Inf, European Theater of Operations; Co Exec Off, Co G, 351st Inf TRUST; Bn S-2, Bn S-1, Asst Adj, 2d Bn, 351st Inf TRUST; Rcn Plt Ldr, Exec O, Commanding Off, 11th Rcn Co, Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, 11th Rcn Co, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, Headquarters Co, 2d Bn, 196 Inf, Fort Rich, Alaska; Asst Secy General Staff, Headquarters, U.S. Army Alaska; Instr Tactics Air Mob Com Tac Dept, Co I, ISD, TSB, Fort Benning, Georgia; Opn Off Opn & Tng Div, G-3 Sec, Headquarters, Eighth U.S. Army, USARPAC-Korea; Group Executive Officer, Headquarters, 2d ABG, 501st Inf, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Commander, Headquarters, 2d ABG, 501st Inf, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Group Executive Officer, Headquarters, 2d ABG, 501st Inf, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Controller for Inf Bat, Gp ATT’S, Battalion Commander, Headquarters & Headquarters Co, Comd & Con Bn, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, Ofc Executive for Army Avn, OPD, OPO, USA, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, (Cinsgsy), Headquarters, 13th Cbt Avn Bn, USARPAC, Vietnam. | His awards and decorations include: AM; ACM; VCM; NDSM (Oak Leaf Cluster); VNSM; Arm Aviator Badge; Sr Prcht Bad; CR w/MP 1st Oak Leaf Cluster; WW II Vic Med; CR w/HP; NDSM; AM Cmpgn Med; CIB; Bronze Star Medal; Silver Star.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00261