Robert D. Kohler, Sr.

Robert D. Kohler, Sr.

Robert D. Kohler, Sr.

Colonel Robert D. Kohler, Sr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-66 on 28 May 1966. His first duty assignment was as Reconnaisance Platoon Leader, 36th Aviation Company, 36th Separate Infantry Brigade, Austin, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Scout Platoon Leader, 36th Separate Infantry Brigade, San Antonio, Texas; Assistant Training Officer, Headquarters, Texas Army National, Guard, Austin, Texas; Company Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, llth Aviation Group, Austin, Texas; Company Commander, Company B, lst Battalion, 141st Infantry Brigade, Gonzales, Texas; Staff Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 11th Aviation Group, Austin, Texas; Troop Commander, Troop D, lst Squadron, 124th Cavalry, 49th Armored Division, Austin, Texas; Staff Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, San Antonio, Texas; Battalion Commander, 6th Battalion, 112th Armor, 49th Armored Division, San Antonio, Texas; Operation and Training Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas; and Assistant Chief of Staff, Headquarters, State Area Command, Texas Army National Guard, Austin, Texas; Chief of Staff, 49th Armored Division, Texas Army National Guard. | Colonel Kohler is a graduate of the Infantry Officer's Basic Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Officer Rotary Wing Qualification Course, Command and General Staff College, and the Senior Officer Preventive Maintenance Course. | His military awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement w/ 3d Award, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Aviation Badge, Expert Pistol Qualification Badge, Texas Medal of Merit, Adjutant General's Individual Award, and National Guard Minute Man Award.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1989

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01285