Colonel Anthony Carroll was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1952, Class Number 10-52. His first duty assignment was as Avr, 45th and 24th Infantry Division, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Avr, 1st Cavalry Division, Japan; Test Pilot/Proj Officer, Aviation Test Brigade, Fort Rucker, AL; Commanding Officer, USARYIS, Flight Det, Okinawa; S3 and Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 511th Infantry, 11th AASLT Division (Test), Fort Benning, GA; Executive Officer, 2d Battalion, 8th Cavalry (Airborne), 1st Air Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Assistant Aviation Officer,1st Air Cavalry Division, Vietnam; Chief, Armament Program Director and Executive Officer, Aviation Test Brigade, Fort Rucker, AL; Deputy Commanding Officer, 164th Combat Aviation Group, Vietnam; Commanding Officer, 214th Combat Aviation Battalion, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Infantry Branch, Systems Director, OACSFOR, DA, Washington, D.C; Op Analyst, J3, OJCS, DA, Washington, D.C; Commanding Officer, 2d Bde, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Director, Jt Planning and Operations, DMSPO, USAWC, Carlisle Barracks, PA. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/3 Valor and 19 Numerals, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation (Army), Meritorious Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm and Gold Star, Republic of Vietnam Honor Medal (1st Class), Combat Infantryman Badge, Joint Chief of Staff Identification Badge, Army General Staff Identification Badge, Parachutist Badge, Master Army Aviation Badge, Republic of Vietnam Parachutist Badge. | Military Schools attended include: Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army War College. | Colonel Carroll attended Troy State University, Troy, AL (BS in Business Administration); Shippensburg State College, Shippensburg, PA (MBA in Business Administration).