JOHN F. MULHERN

JOHN F. MULHERN

JOHN F. MULHERN

"Lieutenant Colonel John F. Mulhern graduated Infantry OCS Class 106, 20 November 1942. | His subsequent duty assignments include: 1942 IRTC, 16th Regiment, Platoon Leader, Second Lieutenant, Camp Roberts, California; 1943 - Co. B., 105th Infantry, Platoon Leader, Second Lieutenant, Rifle Company operating in Asiatic-Pacific Theater Operations; First Lieutenant, Platoon Leader in Rifle Company during operations on Saipan (Mariannas); 1944 - Co. C, l05th Infantry, Company Commander;; First Lieutenant, Commanded Rifle Company , 27th Infantry Division; 1945  - Co. C, l05th Infantry, Company Commander; Captain, participated in Okinawa Invasion; 1946 - Fort Devens, Massachusetts, Terminal leave and separation from active duty; 1947 - Not on active duty except for Assoc. Inf. Off. Adv., Cse., Fort Benning, Georgia, March-July. 1948 - 50, 60th Inf., 9th Div., Co. Commander, Captain; 1951 - C&GSC, Fort Leavenworth, Student, Captain, Attended Assoc. Course, Jan-May., Bn O, 31st Inf., Bn. XO, Captain, XO, 2d Bn, 31st Infantry, 7th Division, Korea; 31st Inf., 7th  Div., Regimental S3; Major, Korea; 1952 -54 - G2, DA, Intelligence Officer., Major, Office Asst. Chief Staff G2; 1955 - 13th AIB, 3d Armd Div., XO, Major, XO, Armored Inf. Bn., Fort Knox, Kentucky; 1956 -57 - 13th AIB, 3d Armd. Div., XO, Major, Germany; 1958 - 59 - G2, 7th Army, Chief Order Battle Br., Major , Germany; 1959 - Jan 60 - Armed Forces Staff College, Student, Major, Student Regular Course; 1960 - USAIS, Instructor, Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Lieutenant Colonel Mulhern's awards and decorations include: the Silver Star w/ one Cluster, Bronze Star w/ one oak leaf Cluster, Army commendation Ribbon, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and Combat Infantryman Badge 2d award."

More Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Graduation Year

    1942

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1961

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00134