Robert A. Duckworth
Colonel Robert A. Duckworth was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 13-67, 21 April 1967. His first duty assignment was as Instructor at the U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Mobile Advisory Team, Military Assistance Team-Vietnam Kien Hoa Province, Vietnam; Province Assistant Operations Officer, Military Assistance Team-Vietnam, Kien Hoa Province, Vietnam; Company Commander, D Co., 4th BN, 2nd BCT BDE, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Battalion XO, 4th BN, 2nd BCT BDE, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Intelligence Officer (S-2), 3rd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Amberg, Germany; Troop Commander, K-Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd ACR, Amberg, Germany; Instructor, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas; Operations Officer (S-3) 1-10 Cavalry, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Executive Officer, 1-10 Cavalry, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Executive Officer, 2nd BDE, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado; Battalion Commander, 1st BN, 2nd BCT, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri; Instructor, Combined Arms Services and Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; TRADOC Systems Manager for Maneuver Control System, Combined Arms Command, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | His military education includes: Armor Officer Advanced Course; Army Airborne Course; Command and General Staff College. | His military awards include: Bronze Star Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 3 Service Stars, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Parachutist Badge.