Arthur B. Busbey, Jr.

BUSBEY,ARTHUR
Arthur B. Busbey, Jr.

Arthur B. Busbey, Jr.

Colonel Arthur B. Busbey, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in October 1944, Class Number 349A. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 125th Infantry, Company A, Camp Maxey, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Radio Officer, Public Information Section, Eighth Army Headquarters, Yokohama; Public Relations Officer, Headquarters Fourth Army, FSH, Texas; Company Commander, Company B, 32nd Infantry, Korea; Adjutant, Headquarters Atlantic Sector, USARCARIB, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone; Log-Adj, 15th Infantry, 3d Division-Benning; Assistant PMS&T City College of New York; Assistant J1, Iceland Defense Force; OIC Military Personnel Officer, Headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Adjutant General, Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Adjutant General, Headquarters Northern Area Command, Germany; Adjutant General, Headquarters Area Command, USAREUR, Germany; AG of the Tng Center, Headquarters USATC Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington; Adjutant General, Headquarters, Fort Lewis, Washington; Adjutant General, Headquarters I Field Force, Vietnam, USARPAC; Adjutant General Headquarters IFFV and Headquarters Artillery Center, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel and Administration, Headquarters USASTRATCOM Europe; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel and Administration, Headquarters Fifth U.S. Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | Colonel Busbey attended the Infantry Officers Advanced Course; Adv Course The AG School. He also holds a BA from the University of Florida. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge; Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star Medal w/ V device; Meritorious Service Medal; ARCOM; Good Conduct Medal; ROKPUC; Meritorious Unit Citation w/ Cluster; Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal, 1st Class.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1977

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00794