Ronald J. Fairfield, Jr.

Ronald J. Fairfield, Jr.

Ronald J. Fairfield, Jr.

Major General Ronald James Fairfield, Jr. was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Tank Destroyer Officer Candidate School at Camp Hood, Texas, in February 1943. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  S-2, Alabama Military District, Alabama; Company Commander, 89th Tank Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Korea; S-3, 89th Tank Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Korea; Instructor, Armor Committee, Tactics Department, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, Seventh Army Tank Training Center, Vilseck, Germany; Executive Officer, 3d Reconnaissance Squadron, 12th Cavalry, 3d Armor Division, Germany; Commanding Officer, 3d Reconnaissance Squadron, 12th Cavalry, 3d Armor Division, Germany; Action Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations, Department of the Army; Secretary for Joint Actions, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations, Department of the Army; Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 25th Infantry Division; Deputy Chief of Staff, I Corps Field Force; Commander, Support Command, 3d Infantry Division, Wuerzburg, Germany, Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers, Europe; Assistant Executive and Senior Aide, Supreme Allied Command, Europe; Assistant Division Commander, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Chief of Staff, I Corps; Commanding General, U.S. Army Concepts and Force Design Group of U.S. Combat Developments Command, Vietnam; Deputy Commanding General, 3d Regional Assistance Command, Vietnam; Special Assistant to the Commander, US Forces, Vietnam; Deputy to the Inspector General, Department of the Army; Acting Inspector General, U.S. Army; Commanding General Military District of Washington; Honorary Commander, 69th Armor Regiment.

More Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1996

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_01791