James A. Barney
Colonel James A. Barney was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1956, Class Number NGOCS #1. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, I&R Plt, HHC, 152 Infantry Regiment, 38th I.D., IN ARNG. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Infantry Platoon Leader, 1/152 Infantry, IN ARNG; Executive Officer, A/1/152 Infantry, IN ARNG; Commanding Officer, C/738 Maint, IN ARNG; Assistant G-3, HHD MDI, IN ARNG; S-3, 1/152 Infantry, IN ARNG; Commanding Officer, 1/152 Infantry, IN ARNG; Executive Officer, 2nd Brigade, 38 I.D., IN ARNG; Executive Officer, 76th BDE 38 I.D., IN ARNG; Commanding Officer, 2nd BDE 38 I.D., IN ARNG; Commanding Officer, Discom 38 I.D., IN ARNG. | His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal. | Military schools attended include: Officer Basic Course, Infantry Officer Career Course, Command and General Staff College, Artillery School FA Staff Refresher Course.