Johnnie B. Hitt

Johnnie B. Hitt

Johnnie B. Hitt

Colonel Johnnie B. Hitt was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 September 1967. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Company A, 36th Infantry, 197th Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Section Leader, 181st Aviation Company, Fort Hood, Texas; Operations Officer, 181st Aviation Company, Fort Hood Texas; Platoon Leader, 71st Aviation Company, Republic of Vietnam; Operations Officer, 71st Aviation Company, Republic of Vietnam; Brigade Operations Officer, 3d Brigade, 3d Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany; Company Commander, Company A, 1st Battalion, 39th Infantry, Friedburg, Germany; Operations Officer, 12th Aviation Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, 18th Aviation Company, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Tactics Instructor, U.S. Army Engineer School, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Battalion Commander, 6th Aviation Battalion, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Operations Officer, U.S. Army Japan, Camp Zama, Japan; Operations Officer, European Command, Stuttgart, Germany; Brigade Commander, 11th Aviation Brigade, Illeshiem, Germany; Brigade Commander, 11th Aviation Brigade, Operation Desert Storm; and Brigade Commander, 5th Recruiting Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | He served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Training, Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, prior to his retirement.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01579