John C. Buford


John C. Buford

Colonel John C. Buford was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Class 15-70, 2 July 1970. His first duty assignment was as an Executive Officer for A Team, B Company, 8th Special Forces Group (SFG) (Airborne (A)), at Fort Gulick, Canal Zone, Panama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Administrative Detachment, 3d Battalion, 7th SFG (A), Fort Gulick, Panama; Chief, Research & Analysis Division, 9th Psychological Operations (PSYOP) Battalion, Fort Gulick, Panama; Officer in Charge, Printing Plant, 9th PSYOP Battalion, Fort Gulick, Panama; Executive Officer, and  Commander, B Company, 3d Battalion, 130th  Infantry, Illinois Army National Guard (IlARNG), West Frankfort, Illinois; Assistant S-3, 347th Personnel & Administration Battalion, Marion, IL; Chief, Strength Management, 96th Army Reserve Command (ARCOM), Fort Douglas, Utah; Organizational Integrator, J-3, U.S. Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Chief, Force Development, 96th ARCOM, Fort Douglas, UT; Commander, 244th Engineer Battalion (Combat Heavy), Aurora, Colorado; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Training, 96th ARCOM, Fort Douglas, UT; Public Finance Officer, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; S-3, 5th PSYOP Group, Upper Marlboro, Maryland; Chief, Special Functions Team, 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Philadelphia, PA; Commander, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, Riverdale, Maryland; Deputy Commander, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (USACAPOC); Commander, Combined Joint Information Task Force (CJINTF), Sarajevo, Bosnia-Hertzogovinia.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Executive Officer, Administrative Detachment, 3d Battalion, 7th SFG (A), Fort Gulick, Panama
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