Herbert J. Lloyd
Brigadier General Herbert J. Lloyd was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in September 1964, Class Number 4-64. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, C Company, 82nd Airborne Division, Dominican Republic and Fort Bragg, NC; Advisor, 6th Airborne Battalion, South Vietnam; Tower Committee, Airborne Dept, Fort Benning, GA; Operations, Airborne Dept, Fort Benning, GA; Advance Civil Schooling; Tactical Officer, Military Academy, West Point, NY; Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 8th ID, Baumholder, Germany; Battalion Commander, 3rd Battalion, 11th Infantry, 5th ID, Fort Polk, LA; Deputy Chief of Staff, 5th Infantry Division, Fort Polk, LA; Brigade Commander, 2nd Brigade, 5th Infantry Division, Fort Polk, LA. | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star w/V and 5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/V Device and 5 Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/2 Palms and 2 Gold Stars. | Military schools attended include: Jumpmaster, Ranger, Command and General Staff College, Army War College.