John O. Shoemaker


John O. Shoemaker

Colonel John O. Shoemaker was an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 5 October 1942, class number 77. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company F, 137th Infantry, Camp Rucker, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive, Co M, 137th Inf, Camp Butner, North Carolina; Regimental S-2, Assistant S-3, Headquarters Co, 137th Inf, European Theater of Operations; Regiment S-2, Regimental S-3, Headquarters Co, 2d Inf, Camp Campbell, Kentucky; Military Intelligence, Headquarters, USFA, Salzburg, Austria; Secretary, The Infantry Board, Fort Benning, Georgia; Infantry Advisor, MAAG Taiwan; Assistant G-3, Headquarters, 4th Inf Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Infantry Advisor, ARMISH, MAAG, Teheran, Iran; Staff and Faculty, USACGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief Doctrine Branch, USA CD.C, CAG, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Chief, Special Section, Headquarters, SHAPE, Paris, France; Chief of Staff, Headquarters, USA Training Center, Fort Lewis, Washington. | Colonel Shoemaker's awards and decorations include: CIB; French Croix de Guerre, ACM w/Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Company Executive, Co M, 137th Inf, Camp Butner, North Carolina
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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