John E. Henderson, Jr.


John E. Henderson, Jr.

Brigadier General John E. Henderson Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 1 October 1953, class number 20. His first duty assignment was as Tng Officer, USA Tng Center, 20th Regiment, 6th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Asst Headquarters Comd, 7th Regiment, 3d Inf Div, Stu Off (PAO), 2154 ARSU; Control Group, RCPAC; Motor Off, 80th Inf Div;  Plt Ldr, Co A, 5th Bn, 8830th MPRTC;  XO, Co A, 5th Bn, 8830th MPRTC;  Adm Off, HHD, 8830th MPRTC;  Asst S3, HHC, 5th Bn, 8830th MPRTC;  CO, Co A, 5th Bn, 8830th MPRTC;  S2, HHC, 318th Regiment;  S2/3, HHD, 3d Bde 80th Div (Tng);  Asst G1, 80th Div (Tng);  G1, 80th Div (Tng);  XO, 3d Bde, 80th Div (Tng);  CO, 3d Bde, 80th Div (Tng);  Asst XO, 80th Div MTC;  Dir, Umpire School, 80th MTC;  Chief of Staff, 80th Div (Tng);  CO, 1st Bde 80 Div (Tng);  Special Asst. to Deputy Asst. Sec. of Defense (MOBDES), Pentagon, Wash., D.C.; AD.C. (S), 80th Div (Tng). Military schools attended include:  Officer Candidate School, Military Police Officer Career Course, Command and General Staff College, Army War College, Senior Reserve Components Officers Course. | His awards and decorations include: Korea Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/10 Yr. Device, Army Reserve Components Achievement, Army Commendation Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Asst Headquarters Comd, 7th Regiment, 3d Inf Div, Stu Off (PAO), 2154 ARSU
Highest Award
National Defense Service Medal
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service
Brigadier General

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