James H. Mapp

James H. Mapp

James H. Mapp

Brigadier General James Howell Mapp was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 13 March 1953. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 508th Abn Regimental Combat Team, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Partisan Unit Leader, 8420th Army Unit (1st Partisan Infantry), Korea; Company Executive Officer, Company Commander, Rifle Company, Assistant Regimental S-3, 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Instructor, Ranger Department, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benningm, Georgia; Executive Officer, 504th Aviation Company, 4th Armored Division, Fuerth, Germany; Staff Officer, Headquarters, 4th Armored Division, Goeppingen, Germany; Commander, Aviation Company, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Nurnberg, Germany; Staff Officer and Executive Officer to ACSFOR, Asst Chief of Staff for Force Development, Headquarters, DA, Pentagon; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3, Headquarters, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), An Khe, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Pacific Division, DCSOPS, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Pentagon; Group Commander, Headquarters, 164th Combat Aviation Group, Can Tho, Vietnam. | His awards and decorations include: Expert Infantry Badge, Ranger ARC, Senior Parachutist Badge, Master Army Aviator Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge w/Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal w/V Device - 30 Awards, Bronze Star Medal w/V Device, Distinguished Flying Cross w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Superior Service Medal, Silver Star, Distinguished Service Cross.

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  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Cross

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00925