White, Euell, MAJ

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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Major
Current/Last Service Branch
Infantry
Current/Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1972-1972, 1542, 197th Infantry Brigade
Previously Held MOS
1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
1745-Light Weapons Squad Leader
1795-Tank Platoon Sergeant
1795-Tank Commander
Service Years
1951 - 1972

Infantry


Special Forces
Major



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Military Association Memberships
George Washington ChapterMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)101st Airborne Division Association
  1974, Association of United States Army (AUSA), George Washington Chapter (Member) (Washington, DC, District Of Columbia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1975, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2004, 101st Airborne Division Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I am now retired. I spend most of my free time writing.
   
Other Comments:
BOOK FOR SALE: The Life of A Soldier, by Euell White (421 pages)

The Life of a Soldier is about the 21-year army career of Euell White.. In this book, Major White captures up front and personal the essence of what being a soldier is all about. He served three tours in Vietnam: In 1965 as a Green Beret advisor to a Vietnamese airborne ranger battalion ; In 1967-68 as an advisor to an Vietnamese infantry battalion; Then in 1971 as Executive Officer  of an infantry battalion in the 101st Airmobile Division. The price of the book is $21.95 plus shipping. You may purchase it on the internet at:  lulu.com/euellwhite. Or by mailing a check for $25.00 to Euell White, 419 West Lakeside Drive, Florence AL 35630. For additional information you may contact Euell by email  at euellwhite@bellsouth.net. Or by phone at (256) 710-6341 / (256) 710-6341
   
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Master Parachutist
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, 1st Battalion, 61st Infantry Regiment (Fort Jackson, SC), F
 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)11th Airborne DivisionNCO Academy (Cadre) Seventh Army, GE
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment3rd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)/1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group
Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GAMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV20th Special Forces Group (Airborne)3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)
197th Infantry Brigade
  1952-1952, 1745, Primary NCO Course (PNCO)
  1952-1952, 1745, Airborne School
  1952-1953, 1745, Light and Heavy Weapons NCO Course
  1952-1954, 1745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)
  1954-1958, 1795, 11th Airborne Division
  1955-1955, Armor Advanced NCO Course (ANCOC)
  1957-1957, NCO Academy (Cadre) Seventh Army, GE
  1958-1960, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
  1960-1962, 1795, 3rd Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment
  1962-1964, 1542, 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment
  1964-1964, 1542, Counterinsurgency School
  1964-1964, 1542, US Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)
  1964-1967, 1542, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)/1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group
  1967-1967, Infantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA
  1967-1967, Military Assistance Training Advisor Sector Unit/Advisor Course (MATA)
  1967-1968, Field Advisory Element MACV
  1968-1970, HHC, 20th Special Forces Group
  1970-1970, Infantry Officer Advanced Course
  1971-1971, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)
  1972-1972, 1542, 197th Infantry Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Battle of Plei Me
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)/Operation Lam Son 719
 Colleges Attended 
Kansas State UniversityUniversity of Maryland, European DivisionUniversity of Alabama, HuntsvilleAmerican University
Columbus State University
  1963-1964, Kansas State University
  1963-1963, University of Maryland, European Division
  1969-1970, University of Alabama, Huntsville
  1971-1971, American University
  1972-1974, Columbus State University
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