Wilber R. Griswold

Wilber R. Griswold

Wilber R. Griswold

Colonel Wilber Roe Griswold was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 63, 4 September 1942. His first duty assignment was as Infantry Training Officer, BIRTC, Fort McClellan, Alabama. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, Company D, 14 Tng Battalion, Fort McClellan, Alabama; Director Public Relations, Headquarters, Camp Phillips, Kansas; Mess Officer, Consolidated Mess, Camp Phillips, Kansas; Company Commander, Camp Phillips, Kansas; Assistant Chief, Status and Inspection Division, Fort Warren, Wyoming; Company Commander, Tng Company 28, Fort Warren, Wyoming; Assistant G-4, Assistant G-3, G-3, Headquarters 76th Division, Hartford, Connecticut; Commanding Officer, 418th Regt, 76th Division; Commanding Officer, 3rd Brigade, 76th Division; Chief of Staff, 76th Division. | Military schools attended include: Nuclear Weapons Employment Course, Quartermaster School, Command and General Staff College. | His military awards and decorations include: Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Legion of Merit.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1990

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01318