Maurice D. Farmer

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Maurice D. Farmer

Colonel Maurice D. Farmer was commissioned as an Armor Officer upon graduation from OCS Class #1 on 29 September 1962. His first duty assignment was as Tank Platoon Leader, Company A, 3rd Medium Tank Battalion, 149th Armored Group, Marion, Kentucky (KentuckyARNG). | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Marion, Kentucky; Executive Officer, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Marion, Kentucky; Platoon Leader, Company A, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Livermore, Kentucky; Executive Officer, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor and Company A, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Marion, Kentucky; Battalion Maintenance Officer, Headquarters Headquarters Company Commander and S-4, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Owensboro, Kentucky; Company Commander, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Henderson, Kentucky; S3, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Owensboro, Kentucky; S3, 149th Armor .Brigade, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Battalion Commander, 2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Owensboro, Kentucky: S3, 149th Armor Brigade, Louisville, Kentucky; Deputy Brigade Commander, 149th Armor Brigade, Louisville, Kentucky; Director of Personnel, HQ's STARC, Frankfort, Kentucky; Commander, 149th Brigade, 35th Infantry Division, Louisville, Kentucky; and Special TDA, HQ's STARC, Frankfurt, Kentucky. | Colonel Farmer is currently serving as Assistant Division Commander, 35th Infantry Division (M), Louisville, Kentucky. | Colonel Farmer is a graduate of the Armor Officer Basic Course, Armor Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, and Separate Brigade Staff Refresher. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal w/2 Hourglasses, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon w/Numeral 1, Kentucky Commendation Ribbon, Kentucky Service Ribbon w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Kentucky State Active Duty Ribbon and Berlin Crisis Service Ribbon.

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Graduated From
Fort Knox, Kentucky
Highest Award
Meritorious Service Medal
Year Inducted
1988
Branch Of Service
Armor
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01222

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