Robert D. Yocom

Robert D. Yocom

Robert D. Yocom

Colonel Robert Yocom was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 12 October 1942, class number 81. His first duty assignment was as A&P Platoon Leader, 2nd Battalion, 393 Infantry, 99th Infantry Division, Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Bn Comm Off, 2nd Bn, 393 Inf, 99th Inf Div, Camp Maxey, Texas; Bn Commo Off, 2nd Bn, 393 Inf, 99th Inf Div, Germany; Regiment Commo Off & Headquarters Co Comdr, 18th Inf Reg, 1st Inf Div, Germany; Company Commander, 6002 ASU Post, PSF, California; Regiment Headquarters Co Comdr, 350th Inf Regiment, Austria; Regiment S-4, 350th Inf Regiment, Austria; Ass’t Fac & Instl Br, Instl Div, G-4 Sec, TUSA, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Ch, Opns Div, G-4 Advisory Sec, KMAG, Korea; Chief, Acquisition Branch, Family Housing Division, ODCSLOG, DA; Special Projects Br, USAREUR Log Div, Germany; Deputy Battle Group Commander, 1st Bg, 4th Inf, Germany; Battalion  Commander, 1st Bn, 15th Inf (Mech), Germany; Chief, Class Scheduling & Requirement Section, Operation Officer, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia. | Colonel Yocom's awards and decorations include: Belgian Croix De Guerie; GS Identification; EAME Campaign Medal; Bronze Star Medal.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1967

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00288