Robert J. Jellison

Robert J. Jellison

Robert J. Jellison

Brigadier General Robert J. Jellison graduated from OCS Class 1-62, 30 April 1962. His initial assignment after graduation was as assistant S-3, 1st Basic Unit Training Battalion, Fort Polk, LA. | Colonel Jellison’s subsequent assignments include: Aide de Camp, Deputy Commanding General, Fort Polk; Aide de Camp, Chief of Staff, I Corps (GP), Republic of Korea; Instructor/Company Commander, Florida Ranger Camp, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; Company Commander, C Company, 2/503rd, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Republic of Vietnam; Operations Officer, 3rd U.S. Army Headquarters, Fort McPherson, GA; Senior Advisor, IV Corps, MACV, Republic of Vietnam; Chief, Industrial Training Analysis, QMS, Fort Lee, VA; Commander, DMMC, 5th Mechanized Division, Fort Polk, LA; G-4, 5th Mechanized Division, Fort Polk; Commander, 426th S&S Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Assault), Fort Campbell, KY; and is currently the commander, DISCOM, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HI. | Colonel Jellison has completed the following military schools: Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Foreign Service Institute, State Department, Command and General Staff College, Executive Logistics Management Course, U.S. Army War College. | His Awards and Decorations include: Bronze Star w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/Numeral 5 device, Army Commendation Medal w/V device and 3 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/Gold Star and Bronze Star, Parachutist Badge, Ranger Tab.

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  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1985

  • HF ID #

    HF_01140