Claud Bailey, Jr.
Colonel Claud Bailey, Jr. was commissioned an Adjutant General Officer upon graduation from Officers Candidate School 1 November 1967. His first duty assignment was as Assistant Chief, Administrative Services Division, Headquarters, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Division Postal Officer, Headquarters 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Chief Personnel Services Division, Chief Personnel Management Commander, 173d Replacement Detachment, 173d Support Battalion, 173d Airborne Brigade, Phutai, Vietnam; Adjutant, 109th Military Intelligence Group, Fort Meade, Maryland; Special Actions Officer, U.S. Army Northeastern Region Recruiting Command, Fort Meade, Maryland; Adjutant General, 31st Air Defense Brigade (Separate), Homestead Air Force Base, Florida; Deputy Adjutant General Chief Personnel Services Division, 24th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia; Team Chief/Instructor, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; Chief Personnel Management Services Division, 1st Personnel Command, Schwetizgen, Germany; Adjutant General, 32d Army Air Defense Command, Darmstadt, Germany; Battalion Commander, St. Louis Recruiting Battalion, St. Louis, Missouri; Deputy Brigade Commander, 2d Recruiting Brigade, Fort Gillem, Georgia. | His military education and training includes: The Command and General Staff College, Adjutant General Basic and Advanced Courses, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Recruiting Commander Course and Airborne School. Colonel Bailey also holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Lane College. | Colonel Bailey's awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with 5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Service Medal and the Parachutist Badge.