John R. Walsh

John R. Walsh

John R. Walsh

Colonel John R. Walsh was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 27 February 1967. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Platoon Leader, Company C, 2d Battalion, 46th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company A, 4th Battalion, 47th Infantry, 9th Division, Republic of Vietnam; Aide-De-Camp, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry, Republic of Vietnam, Company Commander, Battalion S-4, and S-3 Air, 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commander, 1st Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington; Battalion S-1, 2d Battalion, 49th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Assistant Professor of Military Science, Georgia Military College, Milledgeville, Georgia; Instructor, School of International Studies, John F. Kennedy Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade S-3, 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Executive Officer, 3d Battalion, 32d Infantry, Fort Ord, California;  POL/Plans Officer, J-5 Directorate, USCACOM, Camp Smith, Hawaii; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Division G-3, 5th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Commander, JTF-Bravo USSOUTHCOM, Honduras; and Chief of Staff, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

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    Chief of Staff | 7th Infantry Division | Fort Ord, California

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