John A. York

John A. York

John A. York

Brigadier General John A. York was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 7, 19 July 1947. His first duty assignment was as a Rifle Platoon Leader, 23d Infantry, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Unit Training Officer, 4th Infantry Division (Training), Fort Ord, California; Executive Officer, Heavy Weapons Company, Fort Lewis, Washington; Platoon Leader, 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division, Tacoma, Washington; Assistant Instructor, U of Washington ROTC, Seattle, Washington; Company Commander, Heavy Mortar (4.2), Company, 70th Infantry Division, Fort Wayne, Indiana; S-4, 414th Transportation Battalion, Erie, Pennsylvania; Detachment Commander, 897th Ord Detachment (Explosive Disposal), Tacoma, Washington; G-3, Washington State Guard, Camp Muray, Washington; Chief of Staff, Washington State Guard, Camp Murray, Washington; Deputy Commander, Washington State Guard, Camp Murray, Washington; Commanding General, Washington, State Guard, Camp Murray, Washington.

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  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commanding General | Washington State Guard | Camp Murray, Washington

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