Joe G. Barnard
Colonel Joe G. Barnard graduated from OCS Class 7, February 1952. His initial duty assignment after graduation was as an instructor, 8th Division Leadership School, 8th Infantry Division, Fort Jackson. | His subsequent assignments include: Courts and Boards Officer, HQ Company, 3431 ASU, Fort Jackson; Platoon Leader, 40th Infantry Division, Korea; Company Commander, 40th Infantry Division, Korea; Platoon Leader, Company B, 167th Infantry, 30th Division, Birmingham, AL; Company Commander, Company M, Company A, Company B, 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, Birmingham; Battalion XO, Commander, 3rd Battalion, 167th Mechanized Infantry, 30th Armored Division, Birmingham; and is currently Staff Judge Advocate, Headquarters, 167th COSCOM, Alabama National Guard, Birmingham. | Colonel Barnard has completed the following military schools: Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Judge Advocate Advanced Course, Judge Advocate General Command Course. | His Awards and Decorations include: Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Component Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal.