Irving O. Barker

Irving O. Barker

Irving O. Barker

Colonel Irving O. Barker was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 14 April 1943. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 88th Glider Infantry Regiment, Airborne Command, Fort Meade, South Dakota. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Executive Officer and Battalion Intelligence Officer, Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 88th Glider Infantry Regiment, Camp McCall, North Carolina; Battalion s-4 and Adjutant, Headquarters Company, 3d Battalion, 326th Glider Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Instructor Staff and Academics Department, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, A Company, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2d Infantry Division, Korea; Battalion S-3, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2d Infantry Division, Korea; Assistant PMS&T (ROTC), Drexel Institute of Technology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Battalion Commander, 13th Psycological Warfare Battalion, Special Warfare School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Instructor and Course Monitor, Special Warfare School, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Commander and Group Executive Officer, 7th Psyop Group, Okinawa; Department of the Army Staff Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.;  Group Executive Officer and Battalion Commander, 4th Psyop Group, Vietnam; and Chief Concepts Division, Combat Development Command (R&D), Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1993

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01547