John R. Meese

MEESE,JOHN

John R. Meese

Colonel John Robert Meese was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 6 March 1954, Class Number 3. His first duty assignment was as Instructor in MOI, Cml C School, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company B, 8th Infantry Battalion (ATFA) 30th Infantry, 2d Division, Fort Benning, GA; Executive Officer, Company A, Instr Div NCO Academy,  8th Infantry Battalion (ATFA) 30th Infantry, 2d Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief, Plans Division, USA Transportation Term Comd, Japan; Commanding Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, USA TransTerm Command, Japan and Yokahoma; Assistant Battle Group, S3 and CO Company A, 501st Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Assistant G2 and G2 Air, Division Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell; Battle Group S3 and S2, 1st Brigade, 31 Infantry, 7th Division, Korea; Commanding Officer, Combat Support Company and HHC, 1st Brigade, 31st Infantry, 7th Division, Korea; Executive Officer, B Det, 7th SF Company, 1st Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commanding Officer, A Det, 7th SF Company, 1st Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commanding Officer, Headquarters Company, 7th SF Company, 1st Special Forces, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief, Plans Branch, G3, Headquarters JFK Center Sp Warfare (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; PMS, Jr ROTC, U.S. Army Instructor Gp, 6U.S. Army, San Francisco, California; Operations Officer, Doctrine Branch, G3 Headquarters USARV, USARPAC (Republic of Vietnam); S2 and S3 of Brigade, HHC 173d Airborne Brigade; Counterinsurgency Advisor, USA Elm US Mil Gp, Venezuelan Armed Forces; Province Senior Advisor, CORDS IV Corps & MR 4 USMACV, Choung Thieu; Chief, Tm #3, Region VIII, USARPAC Republic of Vietnam 4 Party Joint Mil Comm; Northeast Asia Plans Off, DCSOPS, Headquarters USARPAC, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; Chief, Unit Training Division, Headquarters Sixth U.S. Army, Presidio of San Francisco, CA; Deputy Chief of Staff, Training, Headquarters Sixth U.S. Army, Presidio of San Francisco, California. | Military schools attended include: IOCC #1 and Ranger Class #9, Fort Benning, Georgia; Senior Prov Advance Course, Fort Meyer, Virginia; United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania. | His awards and decorations include: Vietnam Service Medal-6; Purple Heart; Bronze Star Medal w/ V; Meritorious Service Medal; ARCOM-1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Air Medal 5; Air Medal with V; Legion of Merit; Master Parachutist; RGRT; CIB; Foreign Awards Republic of Vietnam.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Company B, 8th Infantry Battalion (ATFA) 30th Infantry, 2d Division, Fort Benning, GA
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
1977
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00832

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