Peter M. Mcvey

Peter M. Mcvey

Peter M. Mcvey

Major General Peter M. McVey was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 19 September 1958, Class Number OC4. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battle Group Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Action Officer, Post S4-USA Garrison; Troop Executive Officer, 3ACR, Fort Meade; Troop CO/Sqdn S1 Troop CO/ Sqdn Motor Off, Kaiserlaute; Instructor ROTC, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey; Advisor, 23 ARVN Division, Vietnam; Action Officer, Combat Dev Command, Fort Lee, VA; DASO, ACofS Force Dev, DA Staff, Washington, D.C; Sqdn Commander, 3d Sqdn 7th Cavalry, 3ID, Schweinfurt; Dep Community Commander, Schweinfurt; Chief, Washington Filed Ofc, M1 PM Officer, Washington, D.C; Chief, NETT/XM1 Tk System, Fort Knox, KY and Fort Hood, Texas; Chief, M1 Fldg Team, Vilseck Germany; 1st Bde Commander, 3ID, Schweinfurt; ACofS, G-3, V Corps, Frankfurt; Program Manager, Tank Systems, USATACOM, Warren, MI; Program Manager, Combat Vehicles, USATACOM, Warren, MI. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/Silver Star. | Military schools attended include: Armor Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, National War College.

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  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1987

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01194