Barrie A. Town

Barrie A. Town

Barrie A. Town

Colonel Barrie A. Town was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-70, 6 February 1970. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, 7th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Liaison Officer, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 10th Infantry, Fort Carson, Colorado. Platoon Leader, A Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry, Vietnam. S-1, , 4th Battalion, 3rd Infantry, Vietnam. Executive Officer, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry, Fort Carson, Colorado. Company Commander, A Company, 6th Battalion, 3rd BCT, Fort Dix, New Jersey. Company Commander, B Company, 6th Battalion, 3rd BCT, Fort Dix, New Jersey. Battalion Executive Officer, 6th Battalion, 3rd BCT, Fort Dix, New Jersey. S-3, Brigade Combat Team Group, Fort Dix, New Jersey. Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. Inspector General, Fort Hamilton, New York. G-3 Plans, 1st Armored Division, Ansbach, Germany. Brigade Executive Officer, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany. Battalion Commander, 3rd Battalion, 11th Infantry (OCS), Fort Benning, Georgia. Assistant Commander, United States Infantry School (Training Command), Fort Benning, Georgia. Chief of Staff, Joint Task Force B, Hond. Inspector General, Oregon, Salem, Oregon. | His military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (2nd Award), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Nation Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Vietnam Service Medal (3rd Award), Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge. | Following retirement, Colonel Town served as Executive Vice President and Director of Life Centre, Inc.

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    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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