John J. Douglass

DOUGLASS,JOHN
John J. Douglass

John J. Douglass

Colonel John Jay Douglass was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 7 December 1943, class number 309. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Mortar-Anti-Tank, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  EXO, CO, Infantry Co, 150th Inf/33d Inf, Panama, Canal Zone; Public Information Officer, Headquarters, Caribbean Command, Panama, Canal Zone; Action Officer, Military Affairs Div, Off The Judge Advocate General, Pentagon; Asst Staff JA, KMAG, Korea; Asst Staff JA, Headquarters Control Command, Japan; Deputy, SJA, Headquarters Control Command, Japan; Post Judge Advocate, Headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Fort Sam Houston; Ch, Frauds Branch, Litigation Div, Office of The Judge Advocate Gen, Pentagon; Ch, Tax & Property Br, Procurement Div, Office of The Judge Advocate Gen, Pentagon; EXO, JA Office, Headquarters, USAREUR, Germany; Post Judge Advocate, Headquarters Fort Riley, Fort Riley; Army Judge Advocate, Headquarters, USARV, Vietnam. | His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1970

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00432