John Synowsky

SYNOWSKY,JOHN
John Synowsky

John Synowsky

Major John Synowsky was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 29-43, 3 February 1943. His first duty assignment was a Platoon Leader in C Company, 18th Infantry Regiment in the European Theatre of Operations. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader in Foxtrot Company, 18th Infantry Regiment, European Theater of Operations; Executive Officer, Golf Company, 18th Infantry Regiment, European Theater of Operations; Company Commander, Echo Company, 18th Infantry Regiment, European Theater of Operations; Company Commander, Echo Company, 393rd Infantry Regiment, European Theater of Operations; Company Commander, Hotel Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander. Delta Company, 53rd Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Mike Company, 4th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Heavy Mortar Company, 4th Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, Heavy Mortar Company, 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska; Assistant Regimental S-3, HHC, 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska; Battalion S-3, SVC Company 2nd, 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska; Assistant Battalion S-3, SVC Company 2nd, 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska; Assistant Battalion S-3, HHC Company, 4th Infantry Regiment, United States Army Alaska; Chief, Gen SUB COMM, HQ 2nd AAARTC, Fort Bliss, Texas; Regimental Armor Division 22nd ROK ARMY DIV, KMAG 8202nd AU AFFE; G1-4 Armor Division, 22nd ROK ARMY DIV, KMAG 8202nd AU AFFE; Battalion XO, HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regimental AFFE; BN Commander, HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regimental AFFE; Battalion XO, HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regimental AFFE; Instructor Basic Tractics, SEC GS&T DEPT, PMGS 8801-2 DU, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Instructor Basic Tactics, SEC GS&T DEPT, OFF STU CO PMGS USA, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Chief, Basic Tactics SEC GS&T DEPT HHC CO, PMGS USA Fort Gordon, Georgia; Instructor Basic Tactics, GS&T DEPT, OFF STU CO PMGS USA, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Assistant G-3, HHC 7th Infantry Division, USARPAC, Korea; Assistant Training Officer, G-3 Section HQ, I Corps, USARPAC, Korea; Chief, Training Brigade, G-3 Section HQ, I Corps, USARPAC, Korea; Assistant to Chief, Training Division, G-3 HQ XV USA CORPS, Presidio of San Francisco. | His military education and training includes: Infantry Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne Course, Jumpmaster Course, Pathfinder Course, Bradley Leader Course, Mortar Leader Course, SERE-C, SERE 225, SERE 245, Ranger Training, Sub-Saharan Regional Studies Course, Civil Affairs Qualification Course, Command and General Staff College, and the United States Army War College. | His military awards include: Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster Purple Heart, World War II Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle-Eastern Campaign Medal, AOM (GER), Good Conduct Medal, % O/s Bars, Combat Infantryman Badge, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, National Defense Service Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Major

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Cross

  • Year Inducted

    2019

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02826