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Jay G. Burgess

Branch of Service: U.S. Army 

Years of Service:  1951 - 1953 - Reserves 1953 - 1981

Final Rank: Colonel



Tours of Duty




Warfare Specialization

Infantry Platoon Leader




Significant Medals & Decorations



Significant Experiences

  • Korea - Platoon Leader of a Rifle Platoon

  • Korea - Platoon Leader of a Machine Gun Platoon and a 81mm Mortar Platoon

  • Korea - Short tour as chief of General subjects in the leadership school of the 3rd Division