John Q. Henion

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John Q. Henion

Major General John Quint Henion was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 9 May 1944, class number 325. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 17th Infantry Regiment, Camp McCoy, Wisconsin. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Headquarters, V Corps, U.S. European Command, Belgium; Aide-de-Camp & Assistant G-4, U.S. European Command, Headquarters  Corps; Asst Secretary of the General Staff, Headquarters, European Command, Frankfurt; Platoon Leader, 37th Inf Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander and Assistant Battalion Operations, Air Ground Liaison Officer and Assistant Battalion S-3, Battalion Executive officer, 15th Inf Regiment, 3d Inf Div, Fort Benning, Georgia, Combat in Korea; Brigade S-3, Student Officer, School Brigade, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant Secretary of the General Staff, Office, Chief, Headquarters, Dept of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Instructor, Department of Larger Units, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Personnel Plans and Policy Officer, Personnel and Admin Division, Headquarters, U.S. Army Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Asst Chief of Staff, G-3, Armored Division, Germany; Brigade Commander, 3d Brigade, 2d Infantry Division, U.S. Army Pacific, Korea; Chief, Combat Analysis Branch J-3, Operations Directorate, Organization of the Joint Chief of Staff, Dept of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Division Commander,-Support, 1st Inf Div, U.S. Army Pacific, Vietnam; Director of Training and Special Assistant Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Commander, Vietnam; Commanding General, United States Army Recruiting Command, Hampton, Virginia; Commanding General, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Commanding General, 9th Infantry Division and Fort Lewis, Fort Lewis, Washington; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Forces Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia. | His awards and decorations include: Republic of Vietnam Air Service Medal, Honorary Class, Republic of Vietnam Distinguished; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Armed Forces Expeditionary United Nations Service Medal; Korean Service Medal w/3 Campaign Stars; National Defense; Army of Occupation Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; WW II Medal; Europe Africa Middle-East Campaign Medal w/4 Campaign Stars; American Campaign Medal; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Air Medal (five awards); Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster and Device; Distinguished Flying Cross; Legion of Merit; Distinguished Service Medal.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service
Major General

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