William M. Chastain

CHASTAIN,WILLIAM

William M. Chastain

Colonel William M. Chastain was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4A-63, 11 September 1963. His first duty assignment was as Communications Officer, Brigade HHeadquarters, 1st Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments were: Rotary Wing Aviator, 175th Aviation Company, Fort Benning, Georgia; Rotary Wing Aviator, Company A, 25th Aviation Battalion, CuChi, Vietnam; Assistant Flight Commander, Headquarters USAAVNS, Hunter Army Air Field, Georgia; Section Commander, Method of Instruction Branch, Headquarters USAAVNS, Hunter Army Air Field, Georgia; Executive Officer, 71st Aviation Company, American Division, Chu Lai, Vietnam; Commander, Company B, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion S-3 Officer, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Advisor, Field Team, Tehran, Iran; Assistant Chief of Staff, Transportation Corps Support Command, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, 69th Transportation Battalion, Camp Carrol, Korea; Deputy Director Joint Actions, Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Group Commander, 34th Area Support Group, Pusan, Korea; Commander, USA Support Command Hawaii, Fort Shafter, Hawaii; Assistant Chief of Staff G-4, Headquarters III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas. | Colonel Chastain's education includes: Rotary Wing Flight School, Instruments Methods of Instruction Rotary Wing; Fixed Wing Qualification Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, U.S. Army Commanding Generals Staff Course, Airborne, Army War College, Senior Executive FEL Harvard.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Unavailable
Year Inducted
2015
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_02668

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