Vernon Joseph Macdonald

Vernon Joseph Macdonald

Vernon Joseph Macdonald

Colonel Vernon Joseph MacDonald was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduating from Officer Candidate School on 20 June 1969. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Charlie Company 2nd Battalion 504th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion S-2, 2nd Battalion 504th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Platoon Leader, Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion 7th Infantry, 1st Air Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Army Inspection Team Chief, 1st Army, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Platoon Leader, Bravo Company 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry, 26th Cavalry, 26th Yankee Division, Milford, Massachusetts; Squadron S-2, HHT, 1st Battalion 26th Cavalry, 26th Yankee Division, Reading, Massachusetts; Troop Commander, Bravo Company 1st Battalion 26th Calvary, 26th Yankee Division, Methuen, Massachusetts; Executive Officer, HHC 1st Battalion 101st Infantry, 26th Yankee Division, Dorchester, Massachusetts; Deputy G-3, HHC 26th Infantry Division, Camp Edwards, Massachusetts; Commander, 1st Battalion 101st Infantry, 26th Yankee Division, Dorchester, Massachusetts; Commander, 1st Battalion 182nd Infantry Mechanized, 42nd Division, Dorchester, Massachusetts; Division Chief (logistics), STARC Headquarters, Milford, Massachusetts.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    2003

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02218