Robert H. Kies


Robert H. Kies

Colonel Robert H. Kies was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 25 September 1945, class number 492. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, RTC, Camp Blanding, Florida. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Mess Off, Supply Off, 77702 Headquarters & Sv Bn, Germany; Platoon Leader, 7891 Headquarters Co/Co G, 15th Inf Regiment, Germany/Fort Benning, Georgia; Co XO/Instructor, Co G, 15th Inf Regiment/Third Army Area Food Service School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, 3rd Army Area, Fort Benning, Georgia; Platoon Leader/POW  Co L, 8th Cav Regiment Food Service School, Korea; Instructor - Battle Creek, MI, Staff Dept, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Bn S-4, Headquarters, 42d Armd Inf Bn, Germany; Bn S-4, Headquarters 42d Armd Inf Bn, Germany; Combat Command S-4, Headquarters CCG, 2d Armd Div, Germany; Co Commander, 12th Battle GP, 3rd Brigade, Fort Ord; Chief, Plans Br, G3, Headquarters U.S. Army Training Center, Fort Ord, California; Senior Advisor, II Corps Training Ctr, Univ of Omaha, Duc My, Republic of Vietnam; PMS, XVth Corps, Santa Barbara, California; G4, Yukon Command, USARAL, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Bn Cdr, 171st Inf Bde, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; Staff Officer, Director of Plans, ODCSLOG, DA, Washington, D.C.; C/Theater Div, Plans Directorate, ODCSLOG, DA, Washington, D.C.; Senior Advisor, I Area Logistic Comd, MACV (J4), Army Materiel Command, Europe, Danang, Republic of Vietnam; Director of Logistic Management, U.S. Army Materiel Management Agency, Europe, Germany; Acting Director of Concepts & Doctrine, U.S. Army Logistic Center; Spt Asst Chief of Staff, Fort Lee, Virginia. | His awards and decorations include: Republic of Vietnam DSO -2d Class; GS Badge, DA; CIB; GCM; PH (Oak Leaf Cluster); MSM; Bronze Star Medal; Legion of Merit w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Mess Off, Supply Off, 77702 Headquarters & Sv Bn, Germany
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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