James R.M. Bouldin
Lieutenant Colonel James R.M. Bouldin was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 25 June 1963, class number 3-63. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Abn Inf, Okinawa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Commander, 1st Bn TSB, Fort Benning, GA; D.CO, ITG, Fort Benning, GA; GLO, UNC, Korea; G3 Air, 82nd Abn Div, Fort Bragg, NC; IG, 1 ROTCR, Fort Bragg, NC; Advisor, MACV, RVN; Instructor, Ranger Dept, Fort Benning, GA; S3 Air, 196th Bde, RVN; Company Commander, Company A, 4th Bn, 31st Inf, RVN; Company Commander, 4th Bn, 31st Inf, Fort Devens, MA; Platoon Leader, Company A, 2nd Bn, 503rd Abn, Okinawa. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/V Device and 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, NCO Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon, 3 Foreign Awards, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab, Master Parachutist. | Military schools attended include: Command and General Staff College, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Jump Master, Ranger, Airborne.