William J. Mullins, Jr.

William J. Mullins, Jr.

William J. Mullins, Jr.

Brigadier General William J. Mullins, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 9 March 1943. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 273rd Infantry, 66th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Anti-Tank Company, 273rd Infantry, 66th Infantry Division; Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Co K, 318th Inf, 80th Inf Div, European Theater of Operations, WW II; S-4. 3rd Battalion, 137th Infantry, 35th Infantry Division; S-2, 137th Infantry Regiment; Executive Officer, Brigade Section, Headquarters, 35th Infantry Division; Civil Affairs Officer, S-3 Officer, 69th Infantry Brigade (separate); Commander, 2d Battalion, 137th Infantry; Republic of Vietnam; Deputy Chief, Revolutionary Development Cadre Division, MACV; Deputy Brigade Commander, 69th Infantry Brigade (separate); Assistant Chief of Staff, State Headquarters, Kansas Army National Guard; Deputy Commander, State Headquarters, Kansas Army National Guard. | His awards and decorations include: Kansas National Guard Service Medal; Vietnam Revolutionary Development Cadre Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Service Medal with three Stars; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; European-African-Middle eastern Campaign Medal with three Stars; World War II Victory Medal; American Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Legion of Merit; Silver Star.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00933