DeSoto, William, SGM

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Last Rank
Sergeant Major
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11Z50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Service Years
1943 - 1969

Special Forces
Sergeant Major

Eight Service Stripes

Eleven Overseas Service Bars

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Combat Infantryman 3rd Award
Master ParachutistDiver (Master)

 Unit Assignments
26th Infantry Division2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment8240th Army Unit77th Special Forces Group
10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)Berlin Command5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
  1943-1946, 26th Infantry Division
  1950-1952, HHT, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment
  1953-1954, 8240th Army Unit
  1954-1956, 77th Special Forces Group
  1956-1959, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1959-1961, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1961-1964, HQ Berlin Command
  1964-1964, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1964-1965, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1965-1966, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1967-1968, MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
  1968-1969, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
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