John C. Grimsley

GRIMSLEY,JOHN
John C. Grimsley

John C. Grimsley

Colonel John Clark Grimsley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 24 June 1969. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, C Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Bde Army Training Center, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Senior Advisor, 5th Ranger Group, Recon Co (Republic of Vietnam), Vietnam; Senior Tactical Officer, Ranger Department USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, CSC 2d Battalion, 21st Infantry, 24th ID, Fort Stewart, Georgia; Company Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion, 75th Infantry (RGR), Fort Stewart, Georgia; Faculty, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Staff Officer, DCSOPS, The Army Staff, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Aide-de-Camp, CFA Commander, Camp Red Cloud, ROK; Battalion XO, 2d Battalion, 325 Air, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, TAC Plans, 18th Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Operations Officer, Combined Forces Command, Seoul, ROK; Commander, 1st Battalion, 503 Infantry, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, ROK; Executive Officer to Deputy Commander, 8th Army, Seoul, ROK; Chief of Plans, C-3, Combined Field Army ROK/U.S., Camp Red Cloud, ROK; Senior Army Advisor, 65th U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico. | Colonel Grimsley's military education and training includes: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Airborne, Ranger, Jumpmaster, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College and the United States Army War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/V, 5 Meritorious Service Medals, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, 3 Army Commendation Medals, Combat Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Vietnamese Ranger Tab, Master Parachutists Wings (Both US and Republic of Korea) and other service awards.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1994

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01680