Zannie O. Smith

Zannie O. Smith

Zannie O. Smith

Brigadier General Zannie O. Smith was commissioned an Infantry Officer from Officer Candidate School 4 August 1967. His first duty assignment was as a Rifle Platoon Leader, 101st Airborne Division, Republic of Vietnam. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Support Platoon Leader and Company Commander, 101st Airborne Division, Republic of Vietnam; Senior Instructor and Committee Chief, Jungle Operations Training Center, Panama; Company Commander and S-3, 1st Battalion (Airborne), 505th Infantry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Assistant G-3, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officer, Combined Arms Tactical Training Simulations Division, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Operations Officer, Combined Field Army, Republic of Korea; Battalion S-3, Battalion Executive Officer and Brigade Executive Officer, 7th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Ord, California; Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Commander, 2d Battalion, 22d Infantry, Fort Drum, New York; Division G-3, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York; Deputy G-3, XVIII Airborne Corps, (During Operation DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; and Director of Exercises, G3, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 2d Brigade, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

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  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | 2d Brigade | 82d Airborne Division | Fort Bragg, North Carolina

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1992

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01530