John F. Kanan

KANAN,JOHN
John F. Kanan

John F. Kanan

Colonel John F. Kanan was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 24 April 1968. His first duty assignment was as Weapons Instructor, Basic Committee Training Group, Fort Lewis, Washington. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Liaison Officer 5th Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Platoon Leader, 1st Brigade, 1st Air Cavalry Division, Republic of Vietnam; S2, Basic Committee Training Group, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, A Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Basic Training Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; S1, 3d Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, 2d Battalion, 60th Infantry (Mechanized), 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Administrative Officer, Secretary General Staff, Office of the Assistant Commandant, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Tactics Instructor, Brigade and Battalion Operations, United States Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant S3, 41st Separate Infantry Brigade, Oregon National Guard, Portland, Oregon; S1, 1st Battalion, 186th Infantry, 41st Separate Infantry, Brigade, Ashland, Oregon, Assistant S3, 41st Separate Infantry Brigade, Portland, Oregon; Mobilization and Readiness Officer, Headquarters Oregon Army National Guard, Salem, Oregon, S3/Administrative Officer, 41st Infantry Brigade, Oregon Army National Guard, Portland, Oregon; Personnel Officer, Active Guard and Reserve, Headquarters Oregon Army National Guard, Salem, Oregon, United States Fiscal and Property Officer, Oregon Army National Guard, Salem, Oregon.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1995

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01749