William H. Brandenburg


William H. Brandenburg

Brigadier General William H. Brandenburg was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 January 1944, class number 311. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 276th Infantry, Camp Adair, Oregon. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle and Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, 362d Infantry MTO and Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 8th Infantry; Instructor, 7700th TI&E Group, EUCOM; Platoon Leader and Commanding Officer, 3d Military Police company, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor Tactics Section/Chief Tactics Section, Provost Marshal General School, Camp Gordon, Georgia; Staff Officer Investigation Branch and Operations Division/Chief, R&R Branch, Provost Marshal Division, Europe; Action Officer/Chief, Training Branch Pers & Training Division, OTPMG, Office of the Provost Marshal General, Department of Army; Assistant Secretary of the General Staff/Security Officer, Office of the Chief of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Executive Officer, Vice Chief of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Commanding Officer, 793d Military Police Battalion, 2d Military Police Group, Europe; Assistant to the Commandant/Director of Instruction, U.S. Army Military Police School, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Commanding Officer, 4th training Brigade, U.S. Army Training Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Chief, Provost Marshal Division, J-1, Military Assistance Command Vietnam; Commanding Officer and Provost Marshal, 18th Military Police Brigade and Provost Marshal, USARV; Deputy, Provost Marshal General, OTPMG, DA, Washington, D.C. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal with V Device, Legion of Merit, Distinguished Service Medal.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Rifle and Anti-Tank Platoon Leader, 362d Infantry MTO and Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, 8th Infantry
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Medal
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service
Brigadier General

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