James S. Gribschaw, Jr.

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James S. Gribschaw, Jr.

Colonel James S. Gribschaw, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School on 22 November 1967. His first duty assignment was Tactical Officer, then Executive Officer 51st Company, 5th Student Battalion (OCS) The Student Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent assignments included: Platoon Leader then Company Commander C Company 3rd Battalion 60th Infantry, 2nd Brigade (Riverine), 9th Infantry Division, Dong Tam, Republic of Vietnam; HHC Commander 3rd Battalion 39th Infantry 9th Infantry Division, Dong Tam, Republic of Vietnam; Recon Platoon Leader E Company 5th Battalion 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Rach Kien, Republic of Vietnam; Principal Instructor, TOW then Operations Officer, the Anti-Tank and Armor Committee, Weapons Department USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; S2 then Commander D Company, 1st Battalion (Mechanized) 61st Infantry, 1st Brigade (Sep) 5th Infantry Division, Quang Tri, Republic of Vietnam; Commander A Company 1st Battalion 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (AMBL), Phu Bai, Republic of Vietnam; Commander CSC then S4 1st Battalion 4th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Aschaffenburg, Germany; Assistant PMS Marquette University, Milwaukee WI; S4 then Executive Officer 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Executive Officer 1st Battalion 502nd Infantry 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Executive Officer Eagle Support Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Inspector General, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Commander 3rd Battalion 47th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis Washington (to include six months Peacekeeping with the Multi-National Force and Observers (MFO) Sinai, Egypt); G3 Training I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; Branch then Division Chief, Sustainability, Mobilization and Engineering Division, The Logistics Directorate, The Joint Staff, Washington D.C.;and TRADOC Systems Manager Anti-Tank Missiles, USAIS, Fort Benning Georgia, where he oversaw fielding of the Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS) for the TOW and the Javelin Missile System.

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