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career military officer

John G. Coburn, American career military officer. Bar: Michigan 1975, Kentucky 1983, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star (2). Member Association United States Army, Ordnance Corps Association, Michigan Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, District of Columbia Court of Appeals Association.

Background

Coburn, John G. was born on October 9, 1941 in Caretta, West Virginia, United States. Son of John M. and Ova (Cox) Coburn.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Eastern Michigan University, 1962. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1974. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, 1975.

Career

Commissioned, United States Army, 1962;advanced through grades to major general, United States Army, 1992;commander, Defensive Contract Management Area, South Bend, Indiana, 1978-1980;battalion commander, 124th Maintenence Battalion, 2nd Armored division, Fort Hood, Texas, 1980-1982;division G4, 2nd Armored Division Spt. Commander, Fort Hood, 1982-1984;Distributed control system for Procurement, United States Army Materiel Commissioned, Alexandria, Virginia, 1989-1991;deputy commanding general, 22nd Support Commissioned, Dhahran, Saudia Arabia, 1991;deputy chief staff, United States Army Europe & 7th Army, Heidelberg, Germany, 1991-1992;chief of ordnance, United States Army Ordnance Center & School, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland., since 1992;now Lieutenant General, deputy chief Of staff for logistics, United States Army Ordnance Center & School.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1975, Kentucky 1983, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1977, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.

Membership

Member Association United States Army, Ordnance Corps Association, Michigan Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, District of Columbia Court of Appeals Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, running, basketball.

Connections

Married Janice Ruth Pepper, October 20, 1962. Children: John K., Robert D., Matthew V.

father:
John M. Coburn

mother:
Ova (Cox) Coburn

spouse:
Janice Ruth Pepper

child:
John K. Coburn

child:
Robert D. Coburn

child:
Matthew V. Coburn