James W. Hoerner
Brigadier General James W. Hoerner was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 15 September 1943, Class Number 210. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 357th Infantry, Cannon Company 90th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 357th Infantry, A Company, 90th Infantry Division; Company Commander, 357th Infantry, B Company, 90th Infantry Division; Operations Officer, Executive Officer, 357th Infantry, 1st Battalion; Unit Commander, 881st Ordnance Detachment; S-2 and S-3, 333rd Infantry, 70th Division (Tng); Unit Commander, 791st Truck Battalion; Inspector General, Provost Marshall, Bde Commander, Assistant Division Commander, 70th Division (TNG). | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Unit Citation, Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster and V Device, Purple Heart Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, American Defense Medal, Victory Medal, European, African, Middle Eastern Medal, British Military Cross. | Military schools attended include: Command and General Staff College, Army War College, Industrial College-Armed Forces.