William Ross Bond

William Ross Bond

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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    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

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