William J. Davis III

DAVIS III,WILLIAM
William J. Davis III

William J. Davis III

Colonel William J. Davis, III was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 27 April 1973. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader, C Company, 3d Battalion, 5th Infantry, Fort Kobbe, Panama. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Heavy Mortar Platoon Leader, CSC, 3d Battalion, 5th Infantry, Fort Kobbe, Panama; Executive Officer and Detachment Commander, C Company, 2d Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), and Adjutant, 3d Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Company Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, Camp Greaves, Korea; Company Commander, D Company, 2d Battalion, 3d Brigade Combat Team, Assistant Brigade S3 and Chief, Test Branch, Fort Dix, New Jersey; Detachment Commander, C Company, 1st Battalion, 11th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Dix, New Jersey; Detachment Commander, A Company, 2d Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, A Co, 2d Bn, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Battalion Executive Officer, 1st Special Operations Command, Germany; Operations Officer and Executive Officer, J3, Joint Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Branch Chief, Special Forces, U.S. Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Davis was serving as Director, Special Operations, United States Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1996

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01788