James M. West

James M. West

James M. West

Colonel James M. West was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 28 May 1966. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Company A, 1st Battalion, 142d Infantry, Texas Army National Guard, Coleman, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Liaison Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 143d Infantry, (Airborne), Waco, Texas; Heavy Motor Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 112th Armor, Coleman, Texas; Transportation Section Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 112th Armor, Brownwood, Texas; Assistant G-4, Headquarters, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas; Communications and Electronics Officer, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 112th Armor, Dallas, Texas; S-1, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 112th Armor, Dallas, Texas; Command Logistics Officer, Headquarters, 49th Division Support Command, Austin Texas, Maintenance Management Officer, Headquarters State Area Command (STARC), Austin, Texas; Battalion Commander, 7th Battalion, l12th Armor, Bryan, Texas; Assistant Chief of Staff G-4, Headquarters, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas; Comptroller, Headquarters, State Area Command, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas. 

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01627