John B. Wine
Colonel John B. Wine was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 August 1943, class number 257. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 194 ITB, Camp Blanding, Florida. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company I, 259 Inf, 65th Div, Camp Shelby, Mississippi; Plat Ldr, Co F, 112 Inf, 28 Div, European Theater of Operations; Various Gen Hosp, Det. Of Patients; Company Commander, Co F, 10th Inf, 5th Div, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, Co B, 32d Inf, 7th Div, Korea; Company Commander, Co B, 53d Inf Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Co L, 9th Inf, 2d Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters SVBAREA, FIRST Army, Fort Totten, New York; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters, 8th Inf Div, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; AIOC, Stu Off, Fort Benning, Georgia; S-3, 1st Bn, 350th Inf Regiment, Austria; XO, 1st Bn, 350th Inf Regiment, Austria; Advisor, 3rd Bn, 142d Inf, 36 Div, Advisor Group, Texas NG; BG, S-2, Headquarters, 31st Inf, 7th Div, Korea; BG XO, Headquarters, 31st Inf, 7th Div, Korea; Dep CO, Headquarters 87th Inf, 2d Div, Fort Benning, Georgia; AC of S, G-2, Headquarters, 2d Div, orFort Benning, Georgia; Assoc CGSC, Stu Off, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; I.G., Ch, Comp Div, Headquarters, Seventh Army, USAREUR; Dep Ch, Staff Grp, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Ch Staff, Grp, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Colonel Wine's awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge, Army Commendation Medal, EAME Camp Medal, World War II Victory Medal, AOM (Jap & Ger), Armed Forces Res Med w/X Dev, National Defense Service Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster.