Donald A. Bailey
The Honorable Donald A. Bailey was commissioned an Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1968. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 325 Regiment (Airborne Infantry), 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company A, 1/502; Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1/502; Commander, Company C, 1/502. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star, Bronze Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster and V Device, Air Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster and V Device; Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Valorous Unit Emblem. | Military schools attended include: Field Artillery Operations and Intelligence Assistant, Airborne #6, Jungle Operations Course.