John M. Gaustad

John M. Gaustad

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.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    2004

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_02262