Robert B. James

Robert B. James

Robert B. James

Colonel Robert B. James was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in June 1960. His first duty assignment was as BCT Company Commander, Company A, 13th Battalion, USATC, Fort Knox, KY. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Aviation Maintenance Officer, Company B, 15th Aviation Battalion, Korea; Battalion S-1 and HHC Commander, Headquarters, 82nd Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg and Dominican Republic; Aviation Platoon Commander, 119th Assault Helicopter Company, Vietnam; Operations and Administration Officer, Operations and Training Division, Fort Rucker, AL; Battalion S-1, Headquarters, 10th Combat Aviation Battalion, Vietnam; Commander, 92nd Assault Helicopter Company, Vietnam; Chief Pers Management Division, G-1, HHC, Fort Rucker, AL, AL; Battalion S-3 and Executive Officer, Headquarters 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry, Fort Benning, GA; Brigade S-1, Headquarters 197th Infantry Brigade, Fort Benning, GA; Branch Chief, JCS/OSD/DIA Telecommunications Center, Office of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, D.C; Branch Chief, Education and Training Management Branch, and Division Chief, Pers and Training Division, Headquarters USA MILPERCEN, Alexandria, VA; Professor of Military Science, Headquarters 4th ROTC Region, Fort Lewis, WA, Dy w/UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal w/22 Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/7 Oak Leaf Clusters, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, FNG, AWD, Expert Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Senior Aviator Badge, Joint Chief of Staff Identification Badge. | Military school attended include: Airborne, Fixed Wing Aviator Course, Infantry Advance Course, Army Command and General Staff College, Army War College Corresponding Studies Course.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1984

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01097