William F. Garrison
Major General William F. Garrison was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon his graduation from Officer Candidate School Class35-67 in June 1967. His first assignment upon commissioning was as a Training Officer, Company d, 2nd Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | His subsequent assignments include: Battalion Senior Advisor and LNO, Quang Tri, Vietnam; Company Commander, Gonsenheim, Germany; S-1, S-3 and Company Commander, Mainz, Germany; Assistant PMS, Stephenville, Texas; Battalion S-3, Executive Officer and Brigade S-3, Fort Bragg, NC; Detachment Chief, Saudi Arabia; Battalion Commander, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 1st Special Forces Operations Detachment-Delta, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His military awards and decorations include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster (2 for Valor), Meritorious Service Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge and Purple Heart.