William G. Hamilton
Colonel William G. Hamilton was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-63 on 27 April 1963. His first duty assignment was as Armored Cavalry Platoon Leader, 3d Battalion, 149th Arm, 49th Infantry Division, California ARNG, Roseville, California. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Weapons Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry, 49th Infantry Bde (Sep) California ARNG; Company Commander, HHC 1st Bde, 49th Infantry Division, California ARNG; Company Commander, 1113th Transportation Company, 217th Trans Battalion, 115th Spt Gp, California ARNG; Maintenance Management Officer, HHC 115th Spt Gp, California ARNG; Executive Officer, Battalion Commander, HHD, 185th Transportation Battalion, 115th Area Spt Gp, California ARNG; Executive Officer, HHC 115th Area Spt Gp, California ARNG; Chief Logistics Planning Division, HQ STARC, California ARNG. | Military schools attended include: Army War College, Battalion Commander’s School, California Specialized Training Institute, Command and General Staff College, Transportation Officer Advanced Course, Quartermaster School Support Group Refresher Course, Military Management Course, Quartermaster School Staff Officer Refresher Course, Transportation Officer Basic Course. | His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Armed Forces Achievement Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Overseas Deployment Training Ribbon (7), Parachutist Badge, State Medal of Merit, State Commendation Medal, State Good Conduct Medal, State Service Medal, California Service Ribbon, Drill Attendance Ribbon, Recruiter Badge.