John W. Frost

John W. Frost

John W. Frost

Colonel John Wesley Frost was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 14 May 1968. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company M, 3d Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Assistant Operations Officer, 3d Squadron; Commander, Company M, 3d Squadron; Advisor, Team 95, Massachusetts, Vietnam; Control Group (Reinforcement); Platoon Commander and Labor Officer, 450th Civil Affairs Company; Project Officer, Army Training & Evaluation; Public Finance Officer, 352d Civil Affairs Command; Training Standards Officer, 352d;  Inspector General, 352d; Assistant Chief of Staff, 97th ARCOM; Inspector General, 90th ARCOM; Student, U.S. Army War College; Chief, Program Analysis and Evaluation Office, ARPERCEN; Deputy Commander, ARPERCEN. | Colonel Frost holds degrees from South Carolina State College, Orangeburg, South Carolina (Business Administration); University of Virginia, Northern Virginia Campus (Certificate of Contracting and Grants); Howard University, Washington, D.C. (Master of Divinity). Military schools attended include: Armor Officer Basic Course, Chemical, Biological, Radiological Course, Material Readiness Course, Demolition and Land Mine Warfare Course, Civil Affairs Environment Management Course, Armor Officer Advanced Course, Civil Affairs Officers Advanced Course, Inspector General Course, Command and General Staff College, Unit Manager Course, OPM Negotiating Labor Agreements, ND.C Reserve Component National Security Course, DOD.CI Managing and Using Small Computers, Inspector General Course, U.S. Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ three Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01395