Louis R. (Ray) Bixler

Louis R. (Ray) Bixler

Louis R. (Ray) Bixler

Colonel Louis R. Bixler was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon his graduation from OCS Class #1 on 14 February 1963. His first assignment upon commissioning was Tactical Officer, 51st Company, 5th Student Battalion, The Student Brigade (TSB), Fort Benning, GA. | His subsequent assignments include: Asst S-3 (EVAL), 5th Student Battalion, Fort Benning, GA; Asst S-3, 508th Airborne Battalion, Panama; Platoon Leader, 508th Airborne Battalion, Panama; Reenlistment Officer, HQ USARSO, Panama; Assistant Sl and Brigade S-1, 193d Infantry Brigade, Panama; Company Commander, lst Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Chief of Military Awards and Chief of Military Personnel, lst Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Chief, Military Personnel, HQ USASC, Fort Gordon, GA; Executive Officer, AFEES, Chicago IL; Assistant to Chief of Staff, HQ Midwest Region, Fort Sheridan, IL; Chief, Personnel and Administration, HQ Midwest Region, Fort Sheridan, IL; Chief, Postal Services, HQ, USA Postal Group, Federal Republic of Germany; Chief, Personnel Actions, HQ, lst PERSCOM, Federal Republic of Germany; Chief, Schools Branch, MILPERCEN, Alexandria, VA; Adjutant General, USAAVC, Fort Rucker, AL; and Director of Military Personnel, HQ TRADOC, Fort Monroe, VA. | Colonel Bixler is currently serving as Adjutant General, HQ TRADOC, Fort Monroe, VA. | Colonel Bixler is a graduate of the Army War College, Command and General Staff College, Personnel  Management for Execs, Officer Advanced Course, and ADP Systems Analysis. | His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/4 stars, Army Service Ribbon, 2 Overseas Service Ribbons, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm Unit Citation and Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1988

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01213