Lamar C. Crosby


Lamar C. Crosby

Colonel Lamar C. Crosby was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 7-68 on 12 February 1968. His first duty assignment was a Training Officer, E Company, 4th Bn, 1st BCT Bde, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, B Company, 1st Bn, 18th In, 1st Inf Div, Vietnam; Brigade S-3 Air, 2nd Bde, 1st Inf Div, Vietnam; Company Commander, C Company, 4th Bn, 54th Inf, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Instructor, Company Ops, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, B Company, 1st Bn, 29th Inf, Fort Benning, Georgia; Area Commander, Recruiting Command, Charleston, SC; Battalion S-3, 2nd Bn, 87th Dv, 8th Inf Div, Mainz, Germany; Battalion XO, 2nd Bn, 28th In, 8th Inf Div, Mainz, Germany; Brigade S-3, 1st Bde, 8th Inf Div, Mainz, Germany; Staff Officer, D.CSPER, Army Staff, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, 1st Bn, 52nd Inf, 1st Armored Div, Bamberg, Germany; Division G1/AG, 1st Armored Div, Ansbach, Germany; and Director, Officer and Enlisted Personnel Management, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Crosby is a graduate of the Infantry Officers Advance Course, Command and General Staff College, and a Senior Service College Fellowship. | His military awards include: Silver Star w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/ V and 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal, and Army Commendation Medal w/ 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, B Company, 1st Bn, 18th In, 1st Inf Div, Vietnam; Brigade S-3 Air, 2nd Bde, 1st Inf Div, Vietnam
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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