William F. Garrison

William F. Garrison

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.

More Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | 1st Special Forces Opns Detachment-Delta | Fort Bragg, North Carolina

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1988

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01227