John Synowsky

SYNOWSKY,JOHN

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.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader in Foxtrot Company, 18th Infantry Regiment, European Theater of Operations
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Cross
Graduation Year
1943
Year Inducted
2019
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Major
HF ID #
HF_02826

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