James P. Mccoy

James P. Mccoy

James P. Mccoy

Lieutenant Colonel James P. McCoy was commissioned as Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 9-65, 15 September 1965. His first duty assignment was a Training Officer, 1st Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle and Recon Platoon Leader, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry, 1st Division, Vietnam; Commander, Old Guard, Washington, D.C.; Senior Advisor, Ben Luc District, Vietnam; Operations Officer, Recruiting Command, Rhode Island; Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 39th Mechanized Infantry, Baumholder, Germany; Action Officer, D.CSPER, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; and Personnel Assistant, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. | His military awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/ 2 Oak Leak Clusters, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (Silver Star), Combat Infantryman Badge and Parachutist Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Personnel Assistant | Office Assistant Secretary of the Army | The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

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