James P. Leighton III

LEIGHTON,JAMES
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James P. Leighton III

Colonel James P. Leighton III was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 9 November 1954, Class Number 13. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Staff Officer, 6th Infantry, Berlin, Germany; Student, Infantry Advance Course, Fort Benning, GA; Company Commander, B Company, 41st Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Advisor, Vietnam; ROTC Instructor, Washington and Jefferson College; AD.C. Chief Mission, New Welhi, India; G-3 Staff Officer, IFFV, 101st Airborne Division, Student, Command and General Staff College; Action Officer, ODCSPER; BDE Executive Officer/Battalion Commander, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Student, United States Army War College; Commander, 172 Light Infantry Bde.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Commander | 172d Light Infantry Brigade
Highest Award
Unavailable
Year Inducted
1978
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00872

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