John P. Brown
Colonel John P. Brown was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 27 September 1941, Class Number 1. His first duty assignment was as Company Officer, 16th Infantry Training Regiment. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Assistant Regimental S-3, Regimental S-4, 16th Infantry Training Regiment; Instructor, Tactical Section, Academic Department, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Transportation Superintendent, Base S, U.S. Army Forces, Western Pacific; Director, Port Operations, 671st Medium Port, AFWESPAC; Superintendent, Water Division, 53rd Port, Okinawa; Executive Officer, Chief, Department of Weapons, Ground General School, Fort Riley, Kansas; Assistant Director of Instruction, Ground General School, Fort Riley, Kansas; Weapons Officer, Training Section, Ground General School, Fort Riley, Kansas; Executive Officer, 34th Infantry Regiment; Instructor, History of Military Art, USMA, Department of Military Arts and Engineering; Associate Professor, History of Military Art, Department of Military Art and Engineering, USMA, West Point; Ground Operations Officer, Plans and Operations Division, Allied Forces, Southern Europe, Naples Italy; Senior Advisor, 11th ROK Division, U.S. Army Advisory Group, Korea; Senior Advisor, 25th ROK Division, U.S. Army Advisory Group, Korea; Commanding Officer, 1st Battle Group, 22d Infantry, 4th Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington; Special Assistant to CG, Chief of Staff, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Chief, Strategic Studies and War Games Division, Strategic Plans and Policy Director, Office of Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Director, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, Office of Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-3, Headquarters, U.S. Army, Vietnam; Director, Directorate of Conceptual Design, Institute of Land Combat, U.S. Army Combat Development Command; Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | Colonel Brown's military education and training includes: OCS, The Infantry School, Fort Benning; Advanced Course, The Infantry School, Fort Benning; Advanced Course, The Armored School, Fort Knox; Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth; Army War College, Carlisle Barracks. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal.