John Nelson Abrams

John Nelson Abrams

John Nelson Abrams

General John Nelson Abrams was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 3 February 1967. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, B Troop, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry, 2nd Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon leader in B troop, and later served as Liaison Officer, Executive Officer for A Troop, and C Troop Commander, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry, 4th Infantry Division, United States Army, Vietnam; Instructor, Department of Tactics, United States Army Military Academy, West Point, New York; S-3 (Operations), 1st Battalion, 33rd Armor, Division, United States Army Europe, Germany; S-3 (Operations), 2nd Brigade, 3rd Armored Division, United States Army Europe, Germany; Staff Officer, War Plans Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, United States Army, Washington, D.C.; Aide/ Assistant Executive to the Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, United States Army, Washington D.C.; Commander, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, United States Army Europe, Germany; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3 (Operations), and later served as Chief of Staff, 3rd Armored Division, United States Army Europe, Germany; Command, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, V Corp, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; Deputy Director for Operations, Readiness and Mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Planning, United States Army. Washington, D.C.; Assistant Division Commander (Support), later Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, Joint Task Force Kuwait; Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commanding General, 2nd Infantry Division, Eighth United States Army, Korea; Commanding General, V Corps, United States Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany; Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Commanding General, United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia.

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  • Rank

    General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Key Assignment

    Commanding General | United States Army | Training and Doctrine Command | Fort Monroe, Virginia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    2001

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_02074

  • DM ID#

    DM_00001