James R. Hall, Jr.
Lieutenant General James Reginald Hall, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 19 December 1958. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company C, 1st Battle Group, 31st Infantry, 7th Infantry Division, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader/Company Executive Officer, Company A, 2nd Battle Group, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, PACOM Counterinsurgency School, Okinawa; Battalion S3, 2nd Battalion, 503 (Airborne) Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate) Okinawa; Commanding Officer, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 503 (Airborne) Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate), Okinawa/Vietnam; Instructor, United States Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Advisor, District Advisor/RF/PF Advisor, Binh Duong Prov, MACV, Vietnam; Assignment Officer, OPO/OPD Infantry Branch, Washington, D.C; Action Officer/Assistant Executive Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Washington, D.C.; Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Action Officer/Executive Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Training and Schools, Headquarters, TRADOC, Fort Monroe, Virginia; 4th Regimental Commander, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York; Commanding Officer, 197th Infantry Brigade, (Separate), Fort Benning, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster).