William Ross Bond

BOND,WILLIAM

William Ross Bond

Brigadier General William Ross Bond was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in September 1942. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Reconnaissance Troop Platoon Leader, 82nd, Airborne Division, North Africa; Commander, 1st Ranger Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Italy; Special Reconnaissance Attachment, Soviet Army (after escaping a POW camp), Poland; Battalion Commander, 7th Division, Korea; G3, 7th Division, Korea; Universal Military Experiment, Fort Knox; Member of Truce Supervision Team, U.S. Delegation to the United Nations; Palestine; Instructor, Ranger Training Command, Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Commander, 8th Division, Germany; Operations Staff Officer, Joint U.S. Headquarters, Germany; Division Plans and Operations Officer, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell; Commander, 501st Airborne Battle Group; Military Assistance Advisory Group, South Vietnam; Deputy Chief of Staff For Operations, Military Assistance Advisory Group, South Vietnam; Worked under the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; Chief of Plans and Policy, The Pentagon; Deputy Director of Special Warfare, The Pentagon; Commander, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; J3, Military Assistance Command, Thailand; Deputy Director for the International and Civil Affairs, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Military Operations, The Pentagon; Commander, 199th Light Infantry Brigade, Vietnam. | Brigadier General Bond's military education includes: OCS, Infantry Advanced Course, Command & General Staff College, and the United States Army War College.

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Graduated From
Officer Candidate School Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Reconnaissance Troop Platoon Leader, 82nd, Airborne Division, North Africa
Highest Award
Unavailable
Graduation Year
1942
Year Inducted
2014
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Brigadier General
HF ID #
HF_02641

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