Robert A. Mcdade
Colonel Robert A McDade was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 15 April 1943, class number 218. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, A Company, 334th Infantry Regiment. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Anti-Tank Company, 147th Inf Regiment, PACOM; Platoon Leader and Company Commander, I Co, 9th Inf Regiment, 2nd Inf Div; Company Commander, E Co, 60th Inf Regiment; Regimental Adjutant, E Co and Headquarters Co, 60th Inf Regiment; Regimental Adjutant, 60th Inf Regiment; Regimental S-3, 60th Inf Regiment; Assistant G-3, TRIM, MaaG Indo China/Viet Nam; Plans Officer, Headquarters First Army, G1 Section; Student and Programs Officer, Fort Sill-Headquarters USAREUR, G1 Division; G1 Programs Officer and AD.C. CINorth CarolinaUSAREUR, Headquarters USAREUR; AD.C. and Student, Headquarters USAREUR and AFSC; Asst G1, Headquarters 2nd Inf Div; G1, Headquarters 11th Air Assault Division; G1 and CO 2/7 Cav, Headquarters 11th Air Assault Div/Headquarters 1st Cav Div; Sdt and Chief Mil Pers Policy Div, AWC and Headquarters DA, ODUSA(M); Chief, Mil Prs Policy Div, Office Asst Sec Army (M&RA). | His awards and decorations include: Silver Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge w/2 stars, Vietnam Gallantry Cross w/Palm, Bronze star, Purple Heart w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.