Peter W. Mcgurl

Peter W. Mcgurl

Peter W. Mcgurl

Colonel Peter W. McGurl was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 6 March 1953, class number 48. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, 11th Airborne Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Mortar Platoon Leader, 25th Inf Div, Korea; Rifle Platoon Leader, 99th Battalion combat Team; Aviator, Rifle Company Commander, Aviation Platoon Leader, 1st Infantry Division; Section Leader/Operation Officer, U.S. Army Helicopter Detachment, Vietnam; Section Leader/Corps Liaison Officer, 45th Transportation Battalion, Vietnam; Operations/Intelligence Branch Chief, U.S. Army Aviation School; Operations Officer, Infantry School Brigade; Operations Officer, 25th Infantry Division Aviation Battalion, Vietnam; Aviation Battalion Commander, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Force Development Staff Officer, Force Development Civilian Programs Branch Chief, Headquarters, Department of the Army; Plans and Policy Staff Officer, Headquarters U.S European Command, Germany; Comptroller Management Division Chief, Army Materiel Command; Comptroller Management Division Chief, Army Materiel Development and Readiness Command. | Colonel McGurl's awards and decorations include: VN Cross of Gallantry, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/13 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00831