LTC John D. Gagin, Sr. (Ret.)

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Asst. Regimental Adjutant (S-1), HQ HQ CO 1951-952, served for 25 years (Deceased 2017)

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LTC John D. Gagin (Ret), 93, died on February 28, 2017 in Lindenhurst, Illinois.  As a Sergeant, he served in WWII with the 128th Infantry, 32 Division.  Upon discharge, he attended College and earned his degree and returned to Army as a 2nd Lieutenant.  Gagin served with the 65th in Headquarters & Headquarters Company as a 1st Lieutenant from September 26, 1951 to September 20, 1952.  He retired as Chief of Unit Training, 5th US Army, Fort Sheridan, IL in March 1968.  Gagin served in the Army from 1943-1968 for 25 years retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel and he received numerous medals of honor for his service.  Following his retirement, he worked as Director of Admissions at Oakton Community College for the next 20 years.  Published in Legacy.com