Jerry J. Josten

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Jerry J. Josten

Major General Jerry J. Josten was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-52 on 19 June 1952. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, Company C, 94th Tank Battalion (Medium),  Combat Command B. 7th Armored Division, Camp Roberts, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company E, 160th Infantry, 40th Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander, Company E, 160th Infantry, 40th Infantry Division, Korea; S4, 2nd Battalion, l6Oth Infantry, 40th Infantry Division, Korea; Platoon Leader, Company I, 339th Infantry Regiment, B4th Infantry Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin;  Executive Officer, Company L, 33Dth Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; S2, 3rd Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Company Commander, 3rd Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry  Division, Milwaukee,  Wisconsin; S3, 3rd Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Company Commander, Company C, 339th Infantry Regiment, 84th  Infantry Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Battalion Executive Officer, 3rd Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, 84th Infantry Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Finance Officer, 31lth Logistics Command, Los Angeles, California; Battalion Commander, 522d Maintenance Battalion, Los Angeles, California; Assistant Chief of Staff-Services, 311th Support Brigade, Los Angeles, California; Assistant Chief of Staff-Movements, 311th Support Brigade, Los Angeles, California; Assistant Chief of Staff-Materiel, 311th Support Brigade, Los Angeles, California; Chief of Staff, 311th Corps Support Command, Los Angeles, California; Chief of Staff, 63rd Army Reserve Command, Los Alamitos, California; and Deputy Commander, 311th Corps Support Command, Los Angeles, California; Commanding General, 311th Support Command (Corps), Los Angeles, California. | Major General Josten is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Career Course and the Command and General Staff College. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ 2 10-Year Devices, National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, and Combat Infantryman Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Meritorious Service Medal
Year Inducted
1989
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major General
HF ID #
HF_01281

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