John C. Dorsey, Jr.

John C. Dorsey, Jr.

John C. Dorsey, Jr.

Colonel John C. Dorsey, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 27 March 1967. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, Company C, 4th Battalion, 4th Training Brigade, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Mortar Platoon Leader, 1st Calvary Division, Republic of Vietnam; Combat Platoon Leader, 1st Calvary Division, Republic of Vietnam; Operations Officer (S-3), 54th Infantry, Fort Knox, Kentucky;  Operations Officer, 100th Division Maneuver Training Command, Louisville, Kentucky; Infantry Team Leader, 100th Division Maneuver Training Command, Louisville, Kentucky; Commander Leadership Academy, 100th Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Commander, 1st Squadron 302nd Calvary 100th Division, Frankfort, Kentucky; G-4, 100th Division, Louisville, Kentucky; Commander, 3d Brigade 100th Division, Lexington, Kentucky; and Brigade Commander, 3d Brigade, 100th Division (Training), Lexington, Kentucky. | His military schools attended include: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Infantry Mortar Platoon Leader Course, Jungle Operations Course, Infantry Officers Advanced Course, Command and General Staff Officers Course, Army War College. | His military awards include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Legion of Merit, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal, Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01381