Melvin L. Shelley

Melvin L. Shelley

Melvin L. Shelley

Colonel Melvin L. Shelley was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 29-69, 9 September 1969. His first duty assignment was as Communications Officer, Headquarters & Headquarters Company (HHC), 1/19th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Radar Platoon Leader, HHC, 1/19th Infantry, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Recon Platoon Leader, 2/16 Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Scout Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer, CSC, 2/123 Armor, Kentucky Army National Guard (KYARNG), Owensboro, Kentucky; Company Commander, B Company, 1/123 Armor, KYARNG, Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Brigade Equal Employment Officer, Company Assistant S-3 Air, HHC, 149th Armor Brigade, KYARNG, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Assistant S-3 Air and S-1, HHC, 2/123 Armor, KYARNG, Owensboro, Kentucky; Training Officer, Administrative Officer, Chief of Instruction, and Operations Officer, Kentucky Military Academy, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Director of Logistics, KYARNG, Frankfort, Kentucky.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01882