Sereno E. Brett Edit Profile
B S., Oregon State College, 1916. Graduate Infantry School, 1922, Tank School, 1926, Command and General staff schedul, 1927, Army War College, 1934.
Commissioned Second lieutenant Infantry, Army of the United States, 1916, advanced through grades to brig general (temporary) 1942. Overseas with 1st Division, Advertising Educational Foundation, 1917. Organized and directed 37 mm.
School, Army Infantry Specialsits School, 1917-1918. Translations Tank Corps, 1918. Instructor in chief American Tank Center, Bourg, France, 1918.
Organized and commanded 327th battalion Tank Corps, 1918. As major led first American tank attack, 326th battalion St. Mihiel, 1918. Commanded 1st American Tank Brigade throughout Meuse-Argonne, 1918.
Returned to the United States, 1919. Member first transcontinental truck convoy, Washington to San Francisco, 1919. Commanded experimental tank force, Panama Canal Zone, 1923-1924.
Instructor Infantry School, 1927-1930. Executive officer Mechanized Force, 1930-1931. Member Infantry Board, 1931-1933, 1935-1938.
Foreign service, Hawaii, 1934-1935. Instructor Command and General staff schedul, 1938-1940. Chief of staff Armored Force, 1940-1941.
Commanding officer 31st Armored Regiment. 1941. 5th Armored Division, 1942-1943. Retired, physical disability.
Member first transcontinental truck convoy, Washington to San Francisco, 1919. Member Infantry Board, 1931-1933, 1935-1938. Member Delta Upsilon.
Married Elizabeth Anderson March, November 5, 1923. Children: Elizabeth Ann, James Sereno.