John E. Firth
Colonel John E. Firth was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-70, 23 January 1970. His first duty assignment was as an Officer Candidate School Tactical Officer, 61st Company, 6th Student Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent assignments include: Aviation Section Leader, Delta Company, 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Air Assault Division, Republic of Vietnam; Infantry Company Commander, CSC 1/58th Infantry, 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; S3, 3/41st Infantry Battalion, 2nd Armor Division (FORWARD), Garlstedt, Germany; DMMC Chief, 2nd Armor Division (Forward), Garlstedt, Germany; Deputy G-4, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Chief Readiness Branch, U.S. Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Commander, 27th Main Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief J-4 Plans and Operations, U.S. Central Command, Tampa, Florida; Chief J-4 Plans and Operations, U.S. Forces Korea, Seoul, Korea; Director of Operations Research, Defense Logistics Agency, Richmond, Virginia; Chief, Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care Fielding (PM MC4), Fort Hood, Texas.