Floyd H. Buch, Jr.

Floyd H. Buch, Jr.

Floyd H. Buch, Jr.

Colonel Floyd H. Buch, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 3 December 1965, class number 10-65. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, HHC 3d Bn 22 Inf, 3d Bde, 4th Inf Div, Fort Lewis, Washington. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, HHC 3/22 4th Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Spt Plt Ldr, HHC 3/60 9th Div, Vietnam; CO, E/3/60 9th Inf Div, Vietnam; Motor Officer, HHC/3/60 9th Inf Div, Vietnam; CMDT, USATC, Fort Dix, New Jersy;  S-5, HHC 4/503 Abn Inf, 173d Abn Bde, Vietnam; Senior Advisor, MAT II-10 II Corps, Vietnam;  Senior Instructor, USAJOTC, Fort Serman, Panama; Chief Prod Br, Hq, USARSO, Fort Amador, Panama; Asst S-3, USATC, Fort Ord, California; CO, USATC, Fort Ord, California; Instructor, 5044 USAR School, Omaha, Nebraska; North Carolina O ACaliforniaD Dir, 2076 USAR SCH, Wilmington, Delaware; Director, 2076 USAR Sch, Wilmington, Delaware; Hq, CMarylandT, 123d Arcom, Indianapolis, Indiana; Staff Intel Off, 480th Mids, Bloomington, Indiana; CE Staff Off, HHB, 428 FA Bde, South Bend, Indiana; Chief TNG Div G-3, 85th TNG Div, Chicago, Illinois; Asst Chief/Staff, 85th TNG Div, IL; Bn Cmdr, 89th TNG Div; AD.CSOT, 99th ARCOM, Oakdale, Pennsylvania; AD.C/S, 99th ARCOM, Oakdale, Pennsylvania; DCSOPS, 63d AARCOM, Los Alamitos, California; D.CST, 63d ARCOM, Los Alamitos, California; Chief TNG Div G-3, 85th TNG Div, Chicago, Illinois; Asst Chief/Staff, 85th Tng Div, Illinois; Senior Instr, USAJOTC, Fort Sherman, Panama. | Military schools attended include: Infantry School, Airborne Course; Armor School, Junior Officers Preventive Maint Crs; USARV, Senior Advisor Course, Infantry School, Ranger Course; JOTC, Jungle Operations Training Course; Infantry School,  Infantry Officer Advanced Course; Command and General Staff College; Quartermaster School, Branch; Infantry School, Ranger Course.| Military awards and decorations include:  Bronze Star w/ V Device w/ 2d Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart w/ 2d Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2d Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ V Device w/ 2d Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ Five Bronze Service Stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Ten Year Service, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam gallantry Cross w/ 2d Bronze Star, Republic of Vietnam Campaign w/ Device, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Republic of Vietnam Cross Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action Unit Citation, Combat Infantryman Badge.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1989

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01258