John M. Weaver
Colonel John M. Weaver was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 7-65, 25 August 1965, as a Distinguished Honor Graduate. His first
duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2d Battalion, 66th Armor, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 1st Squad, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Commander, 2d Aircrat Maintenance Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; Commander, E Troop, 17th Cavalry, 173d Airborne Brigade, Vietnam; Executive Officer, Headquarters Command, Fort Meade, Maryland; Commander, Personnel Control Facility, Fort Meade, Maryland; Exchange Officer, Royal Armor Corps Center, Bovington, England; Instructor, Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Executive Officer, 5th Battalion, 33d Armor, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Division Chief, Directorate Training Development, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Professor of Military Science, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Commander, 2d Battalion, 72d Armor, Camp Casey, Korea; Deputy Brigade Commander, Special Troops Brigade, Yongsan, Korea; Inspector General, Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Senior Army Advisor, Boone National Guard Center, Frankfort, Kentucky. | Colonel Weaver is a graduate of the Airborne Course, Air Assault Course, Armor Officer Basic Course, Jungle Warfare Course, Armor Officer Career Course and Command and General Staff College. | His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/ V device and 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters Air Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Parachutist Badge and Air Assault Badge.