A. L. Shipley

A. L. Shipley

A. L. Shipley

Colonel A. L. Shipley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class OCRC 2-62 on 17 September 1962.  His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, 2nd Battle Group, 158th Infantry, Tucson, Arizona. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Communications Officer, 2BG, 158th Infantry, Tucson, Arizona; Executive Officer, B Co, 1 Bn 158th Inf, Tucson, Arizona;  S3 Air, HHC 1/158th Inf, Tucson, Arizona;  S-1, HHD, 1581 MP BN (SRF), Tucson, Arizona;  S-4, 1581 MP BN, Tucson, Arizona;  Investigation Officer, 158th MP Bn, Tucson, Arizona;  S-3, 158th MP Bn, Tucson, Arizona;  S-3, 158th MP Group, Tucson, Arizona;  Sec and Plans Officer, 258th Rear Area Operations Center, Phoenix, Arizona;  Executive Officer, 153rd Field Artillery BDE, Glendale, Arizona; Executive Officer, CMD/CNTRL Hq Arizona ARNG, Phoenix, Arizona;  Deputy Chief of Staff Pers/ Admin, Hq, Arizona ARNG, Phoenix, Arizona;  D.CS Surface Maintenance, Hq, ArizonaARNG, Phoenix, Arizona; and Deputy Chief of Staff, Surface Maintenance, Army National Guard of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona. | Colonel Shipley holds a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Western International University in Phoenix, Arizona. | His Military schools attended include: Infantry OBC, Military Police AOC, Armor AOC, USACGSC, and the U.S. Army Infantry School Airborne Course. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal.

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