Service in the Korean War as a Company Commander and Regimental S3 (7th Division)
Service in Vietnam as a Battalion and Brigade Commander (1st Cavalry)
Commanding General of the 7th Inf Div in Korea
Commander of Fort Ord, California
Service as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army
He was most famous as the Lieutneant Colonel in command of a battalion of the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the1965 Battle of the Ia Drang Valley during
the Veinam war.