William H. Harrison

William H. Harrison

William H. Harrison

Lieutenant General William Hardin Harrison was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 27 October 1955. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, F Company, 511 Airborne Infantry 11th Airborne, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, F Company, 511 Airborne Infantry, 11th Airborne, Augsburg, Germany; Replacement Det Commander, 101st Airborne Division, 506th Airborne Infantry, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S3 Airborne, 101st Airborne Division, 506 Airborne Infantry, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Company Commander, 101st Airborne Division, 506 Airborne Infantry, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S3, Company Commander, 34th Infantry, 7th Infantry Division, Korea; Aide-de-Camp, XIV Corps Headquarters, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters Allied Forces Southern Europe, Naples, Italy; District Advisor, Regimental Assistant to Deputy, II Corps, Vietnam; Staff Officer, J3, Office Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion,48th Infantry, 3d Armd Division, Germany; AC of Staff-G1, 3d Armd Division Headquarters, Germany; Division Chief, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; G3 Army Section, ARMISH-MAAG, Tehran, Iran. | Military schools attended include: United States Army War College, Infantry Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College. | His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, JSCM, ARCOM-2, Bronze Star Medal, AVNCM, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Foreign Awards, Sr Para, CIB, Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge.

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  • Rank

    Lieutenant General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00812