John J. Tominac
Colonel John J. Tominac was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 17 June 1943. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 155th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division, Camp Pickett, Virginia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Company Commander, Company I, 15th Infantry, 3d Infantry Division, European Theater of Operations; Instructor Leaders Crse, 23d Armored Engineer Bn, 3d AD, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Bn CO, 67th Armd Field Arty Bn, 3d AD, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Regiment S-3, CCR, 3d AD, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Student, USMC School, Junior Crse, Quantico, VA; Ex O, Det 1, SHAPE (AFCE), Fontainebleau, France; CO Det 1, SHAPE (AFCE), Fontainebleau, France; Student, USA Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Regiment Advisor MAAG, 12th Light Division, Kontum, Vietnam; Test Officer and Research and Development Coordinator, USA Infantry Board, Fort Benning, Georgia; Student, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Doc, Org, Tng, Div OACofS, G-3, Headquarters USARPAC, Fort Shaffer, Hawaii; Bn CO, 1st Bn, 29th Inf, 197th Inf Bde, Fort Benning, Georgia; Dep Bde Cmdr, Headquarters 197th Inf Bde, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Colonel Tominac's awards and decorations include the Medal of Honor, Bronze Star Medal w/V device and Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Distinguished Unit Citation w/Oak Leaf Cluster, French Fourragere.