John M. Hayden

HAYDEN,JOHN
John M. Hayden

John M. Hayden

The Honorable John Michael Hayden was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 22 August 1968. His first duty assignment was as Tactical Officer, 91st Company, 9th Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, D Company, Second Battalion, 35th Infantry, 4th Division; Recon Platoon Leader, E Company, Second Battalion, 35th Infantry, 4th Division; Company Commander, C Company, Second Battalion, 35th Infantry, 4th Div; S-4, Headquarters Company, Second Battalion, 35th Infantry, 4th Division. | His awards and decorations include: Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnamese Civic Action Medal 1st Class, gallantry Cross w/ Palm, Combat Infantryman Badge, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 2 Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal, Bronze Star for Valor w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Soldier's Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Honorable

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1989

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01279