LTC John Griscom

LTC John Griscom

Dates of Service: Aug 1964 - Aug 1992
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  • 2LT May 64
  • 1LT Feb 66
  • CPT Feb 67
  • MAJ May 77
  • LTC May 84
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, May 1964

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Born 9/18/1942, Hopkinsville, KY. Grew up Warner Robins, GA. Graduated and commissioned (ROTC) from North Georgia College (now University of North Georgia) in 1964. Married Shelby Ellis Stone in 1965. Two sons, John H. Griscom III and Shelby York Griscom. Six grandchildren, one great-grandchild. Active duty - Aug 64 - Nov 75; USAR - Dec 75 - Aug 92. DAC - Dec 75 - Apr 2001.

Military Experiences

Mar 1983 - Apr 2001
USARCENT (formerly Third Army)
Civilian Plans Officer in G3 Plans Division. Managed Army units deployment and redeployment information to and from Southwest Asia. Deployed for Operation Desert Storm, Operation Vigilant Warrior and two CENTCOM Bright Star Exercises.
Apr 1987 - Dec 1988
332nd MED BDE
Assistant Chief of Staff, S4/Chief of Staff
During my time at the 332nd, they were training to act as the medical command for USARCENT in the event of mobilization and deployment. My function was to ensure the staff was capable of performing that mission. The Brigade also had a peacetime mission to prepare other units in its command.
Jun 1984 - Apr 1987
USARCENT (formerly Third Army)
G3 Plans Officer
US Army Reserve Officer assigned to the Third US Army's Troop Program Unit (TPU) assisting in the development of operations plans.
Jun 1982 - Feb 1984
Medical Staff Officer
USAR. Developed and evaluated exercise scenarios for medical units


(2 years, 11 months)
Oct 1994 - Dec 1994
Saudi Arabia
USARCENT. Department of Army Civilian. Managed deployment and redeployment of US Army forces to and from Southwest Asia during Operation Vigilant Warrior .
Mar 1991 - Jun 1991
Southwest asia ribbon
Operation Desert Shield/Storm
USARCENT G3 Plans Division. Department of Army Civilian. Managing redeployment of US Army forces from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait to home stations.
Aug 1987
Operation Bright Star - Egypt
Assistant Chief of Staff, S4, 332nd Medical Bde, US CENTCOM Exercise Bright Star
Sep 1971 - Sep 1972
Vietnam ribbon
Vietnam War
Chief, Supply and Services, 24th Evacuation Hospital

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Sep 1976 - May 1979

Army Command and General Staff College (CGSC) (non-resident)

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Nov 1967

US Army Chemical School

Sep 1965 - Dec 1965

AMEDD Medical Supply Officers Course

Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees

Personal Information

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