Robert B. Edwards

EDWARDS,ROBERT
Robert B. Edwards

Robert B. Edwards

Colonel Robert B. Edwards  was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 February 1946, class number 535. His first duty assignment was as Police Officer, Company C, 504 MP Battalion, Kassel, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Instructor, US Zone Constabulary School, Sonthofen, Germany; Platoon Leader, 16th Infantry Regiment, Grafenwhor, Germany; Platoon Leader, 16th Infantry Regiment and 504 Airborne Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, 9th Infantry Regiment, Korea; Company Commander, 29th Infantry Regiment, Okinawa, Japan, Instructor, Staff Department, Log Group, Fort Benning, Georgia; Military Assistant Advisor and Admin Officer, USAMIM, Saudi Arabia; Executive Officer, 4th Battalion, 18th Infantry, Berlin Germany; G-2, Headquarters Berlin Brigade, Berlin, Germany; Division Chief, CCS Division, The Quartermaster School, Fort Lee, Virginia; Deputy Commander, 2d Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam, ROTC Leader, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia; Section Chief, Special Warfare Section, Department of Joint, Combined and Special Operations, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. | His awards and decorations include: Unit Service Medal, Vietnam Camp Medal, Army Occupation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, 2d Ci Republic of Vietnam, Army Distinguished Service Order, Korean Service Medal, WW II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00518