John M. Gaustad

GAUSTAD,JOHN

John M. Gaustad

Colonel John M. Gaustad was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Class 02-42 in January of 1942. His first duty assignment was as Tank Platoon Leader, Company B, 32nd Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, Camp Polk, Louisiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Tank Company Commander, 1st Battalion, Camp Cooke, California; Tank Company Commander, 22nd Battalion, Camp Cooke, California; Executive Officer, 756th Tank Battalion; G-3 Langley Air Force Base, Virginia; Commander 67th Tank Battalion, 2nd Armored Division, Germany; Commander of Combat C 4th Armored Division, Crailsheim, Germany; Commander 3rd Brigade, Bamberg, Germany; Chief of Test & Evaluation Command, Aberdeen, MD G-3 and Deputy, Sup Thai Korat, Thailand.

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Graduated From
Fort Knox, Kentucky
Key Assignment
Tank Company Commander, 1st Battalion, Camp Cooke, California; Tank Company Commander, 22nd Battalion, Camp Cooke, California; Executive Officer, 756th Tank Battalion
Highest Award
Unavailable
Graduation Year
1942
Year Inducted
2004
Branch Of Service
Armor
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_02262

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