Davis, James, COL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
13A-Field Artillery Officer
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1974-1978, 13A, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
Service Years
1938 - 1978
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery


Six Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Holton, Kansas

Date of Passing
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Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)American Legion
  1945, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1945, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
After retiring from the Army he was hired as the Assistant Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas. He retired from the University and passed on 12 Nov 1995.
Other Comments:
- 1965 Invited to LBJ's Inauguration Ceremony
- 1947-50 Kappa Eta Kappa
- 1967-70 Officer Christian Union
- 1961 Designated Panel Member of the Board of U.S. Civil Service Examiners
- Kiwanian of the year Award, Sequeyah-Fayetteville Kiwanis Club (1979. 81, 82, 83, 84)
- 1982-83 President of the Sequeyah-Fayetteville Kiwanis Club
- 1989 Holton High School Outstanding Alumnus
- Avid golfer, achieved a hole in one.
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 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1938, Basic Training Waived (ARNG Pre WWII), 1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
ARNG, Arkansas1st Battalion, 137th Infantry RegimentHQ, US Army Cadet CommandAir Defense Units
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolU.S. ArmyField Artillery Center & School (Staff)Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
Department of Defense (DOD)Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)United States European Command (USEUCOM)Defense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1938-1940, 521, HHD, Arkansas Army National Guard
  1940-1941, 745, 1st Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment
  1946-1950, ROTC University of Kansas/Washburn University (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1950-1951, 1174, 79th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Missile Battalion
  1951-1952, 1174, 78th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
  1952-1953, 1193, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1953-1955, 1193, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1955-1956, 1193, Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
  1956-1958, ROTC University of Texas, Austin (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1958-1961, Field Artillery Center & School (Staff)
  1961-1962, 1193, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1962-1964, 1193, Department of Defense (DOD)
  1964-1967, 7330, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1967-1970, 7330, United States European Command (USEUCOM)
  1970-1972, 2025, Research & Development Center (RDEC)
  1972-1974, 9303, Defense Attache Office (USDAO), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
  1974-1978, 13A, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1950-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
University of KansasUniversity of Texas at Austin
  1946-1950, University of Kansas
  1956-1958, University of Texas at Austin
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