Herschel W. Bagby

Herschel W. Bagby

Herschel W. Bagby

Colonel Herschel W. Bagby was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1952. His duty assignments include: Rifle Company; Heavy Weapons Company, Infantry Battalion; Operations and Plans Officer, Advanced Weapons Support Command; G-4 Plans Staff Officer, 5th Infantry Division (Mech); Battalion XO, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Vietnam; Operations and Plans Staff Officer, D.C.SRF, Headquarters, 3rd U.S. Army; Force Development Plans Staff Officer, ACSFOR, Headquarters, Department of the Army; Instructor Mortar Committee, USAIS; Assistant PMS ROTC, University of Mississippi. | His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star.

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  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

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