Fred W. Lawley

LAWLEY,FRED
Fred W. Lawley

Fred W. Lawley

Colonel Fred W. Lawley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 17 December 1955, class number 1. His first duty assignment was as Maintenance Officer, 1st Medium Tk Battalion, 13th Cavalry, 1st Armored Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Training Unit Company Commander, 1st Armored Division, Cp Polk; Tank Company, Executive Officer, 34th Armor, 1st Battle Group, 20th Infantry, Panama; Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, 20th Infantry, 1st Battle Group, 20th Infantry, Panama; Commander, Co D, 34th Armor, 1st Battle Group, 20th Infantry, Panama; Commander, Co D, 2d Bn, 1st Tng Regiment, 1st Training Regiment, Fort Knox; Armor Tactics Instructor, U.S. Army Artillery and Missile School, Fort Sill; Commander, Detachment A-10, 7th Special Forces, JFK Center for Military Assistance, Fort Bragg; Operations Office, Det C, Co A, 5th Special Forces; Executive Office, Det B, 5th Special Forces Group, Vietnam; Chief, Combat Branch, Materiel Div, Armor Agency, Combat Developments Command, Chief, Recon and Air Cavalry Systems Branch, Armor Agency, Combat Developments Command, Fort Knox; Author/Instructor, Special Warfare, Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth; Deputy Commander, 7th Special Forces Group, JFC Center for Military Assistance, Fort Bragg; Commander, 2d Bn, 7th Special Forces Group, JFK Center for Military Assistance, Fort Bragg; Advisor, Imperial Iranian Ground Forces, MAAG IRAN, Special Forces, MAAG IRAN; Armor Iranian Command and General Staff College, MAAG, IRAN; Chief Maneuver Systems Division, Combined arms Combat Developments Activity, Fort Leavenworth; Chief, General Inspections Branch, TRADOC IG, Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Meritorioius Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Master Parachutist Badge, Republic of Vietnam Parachutist Badge, Iranian Parachutist Badge

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1979

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00924