Lynn D. Baker

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Lynn D. Baker

Lynn D. Baker

Lieutenant Colonel Lynn D. Baker was commissioned an Army Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 19-69, 23 May 1969. His first assignment was an Infantry Platoon Leader, E Company, 30th Infantry Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama on May 24, 1969. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, D Company, 1st BN 6th INF, Americal Division Vietnam; Executive Officer, HHC, 16th Combat Aviation Group, Vietnam; Company Commander, HHC, 16th Combat Aviation Group, Vietnam; Chief, Training Division, Headquarters, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Commanding Officer, HHC 8th BN 49th Armor, Tucson, Arizona; S-2, 8th BN 40th Armor, Tucson, Arizona; S-3, 8th BN 40th Armor, Tucson, Arizona; Executive Officer, 8th BN 40th Armor, Tucson, Arizona; Executive Officer, 1st BN 10th INF, Fort Carson, Colorado; Mobilization Manager, Armor Systems Division, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Liaison Officer, US Military Academy, West Point, New York; Test and Evaluation Officer, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland; Chief, Analysis Division, Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Senior Planner, 3rd Army, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. | His military education consists of: Basic Training, Fort Bliss, Texas; Advanced Individual Training, Combat Engineer, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Infantry Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Jungle Expert School, Panama, Canal Zone; Armor Advanced Course, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Material Acquisition Management, Fort Lee, Virginia. | His military awards consist of the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with 2 Device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Gold Hour Glass and “M” Device, Vietnam Service Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device, Army Commendation Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Bronze Stars, Reserve Components Achievement Metal w/ 1 Silver Oak Leaf Cluster.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Lieutenant Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Army Service Ribbon

  • Year Inducted

    2018

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02764