John Bergner

John Bergner

John Bergner

Colonel John Bergner was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 22 April 1948, class number 2.  His first duty assignment was as Base Utilities Officer & Asst Air Installation Officer, 8th AI Sqdn, 8th AB, FECOM. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Fire Fighting Unit Commander, 49th Fighter Wing, FECOM; Platoon Leader, 2d Engr Bn, FECOM; Commanding Officer, 2d Engr Bn, FECOM; Asst Opns Officer, G-3 Sec, 3587th Student Sqdn, 9829th TSU, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Helicopter Pilot XO, 937th Eng Avn Co, USARCARIB; XO & CO Helicopter Pilot, 937th Engr Avn Co (IAGS); Asst S-3, Headquarters, 20th Eng Bn, Fort Devens, Mass; S-2 Officer & CO, Headquarters 20th Eng Bn/93rd Trans Co, Fort Devens, Mass; CO, USATSCH/ Headquarters 54th Trans Acft, 36th Trans Hel Co, USAREUR; CO, 59th Transportation Co, USAREUR; Ch, GSB, SOPMD, Headquarters USAARMS, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Ch, Maint Mgt Div, Headquarters, USAARMS, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Bn Commander, 1st Mat Gp (Log Spt), HHCUSATC Bn (Acft Mtc Det) (Sbn), Corpus Christi, Texas; Bn Commander, USARepublic of Vietnam & USNS, CC Bay, HHC, 1st TC Bn, HGQ 1st Mat Gp, Corpus Christi, Texas; Commanding Officer, USA Bell Plant Activity, Fort Worth, Texas. | His awards and decorations include: Presidential Unit Citation - Korea & Un Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, 2 Oak Leaf Cluster & V Device, Legion of Merit.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00414