Bobby H. Tapley
Colonel Bobby H. Tapley was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 7-63, 14 December 1963. His first duty assignment was as Officer in Charge, Rifle and Pistol Range, Grenade and Combat Assault Courses, Headquarters, USA School/Training Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Officer in Charge, G-3 Training Evaluation Branch, Headquarters, USA School/Training Center, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Operations/Plans Officer, S-3 Air, 2nd Battalion, 51st Mechanized Infantry, 4th Armored Division, Illesheim W. Germany; Operations/Plans Officer, S-3 Air and Commander Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Commander, Headquarters and Service Company, Assistant S-4, Headquarters School Brigade, U.S. Army Aviation School Element, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; Executive Officer, Continental US Sustaining Increment Battalion, Atlanta Army Depot, Georgia; Commander, A Company, Continental U.S. Sustaining Increment Battalion, Atlanta Army Depot, Georgia; Material Manager/Airdrop Officer, U.S. Army Depot, Cam Ranh Bay, Republic of Vietnam; Supply Officer and S-3, 561st Supply and Service Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Commander, 227th General Supply Company 561st Supply and Service Battalion, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; S-4, 94th Military Police Battalion, Kaiserslautern, W. Germany; J-3, Civil Military Operations, Joint Task Force Panama, Republic of Panama; Commander, Operations “Just Cause”, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade (Forward), South Dade County, Florida, Operation “Hurricane Relief”; Assistant Price Control and Ration Officer, Supply and Service Officer, S-4, Assistant Chief of Staff, Public Administration Officer, Civilian Supply Officer, Assistant Chief of Staff, Supply, Assistant Chief of Staff, Public Facilities, Chief, CINorth Carolina Support Team/Deputy G-3, Chief, Support Team A/Exercises, 361st Civil Affairs Brigade, Pensacola, Florida.