Robert K. Bauer

BAUER,ROBERT
Robert K. Bauer

Robert K. Bauer

Colonel Robert Keith Bauer was commissioned an Armor Officer 19 November 1970 upon graduation from Officer Candidate School. His first duty assignment was as Mortar and Recon Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 1-63 Armor, Fort Riley, Kansas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Tank Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, C Company, 1-63 Armor, Fort Riley, Kansas; Tank Platoon Leader, B Company, 1-72 Armor, Camp Casey, Korea; Writer, AWTSD, United States Army Armor, Camp Casey, Korea; Writer, Contract Development Branch, United States Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Executive Officer, Combat Support Company, 2-123 Armor, Owensboro, Kentucky; Assistant Training Officer, 100th Division MTC, Louisville, Kentucky; Assistant S-3, 3/11th Cavalry, Bad Hersfeld, Germany; Unit Training Officer, 3745 United States Army Reserve School, Munich, Germany; Assistant Operations Officer, 3745 United States Army Reserve School, Munich, Germany; Training Management Officer, 80th MTC, Richmond, Virginia; S-2 Control Officer, Armor Team, 80th Division, Richmond, Virginia; Operations Officer, Armor Team, 80th Division, Richmond, Virginia; Assistant Training Officer, 87th United States Army Maneuver Area Command, Birmingham, Alabama; Adjutant, 3rd Brigade, 100th Division Training, Lexington, Kentucky; S-2/3, 3rd Brigade (OSUT), 100th Division Training, Lexington, Kentucky; Battalion Commander, 2-399 Armor (OST), 100th Division Training, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Battalion Commander, 2-399 Armor (OST), 100th Division Training, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel (G-1), 100th Division, Louisville, Kentucky; Brigade Commander, 1st Brigade, 100th Division, Lexington, Kentucky. | His military awards include the Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, the Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Silver Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Silver Hourglass and “M” device, Army Service Ribbon, the Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Excellence in Competition Badge(Rifle), Special Forces Tab, Ranger Tab. | Colonel Bauer retired from the Army. At the time of his induction he was serving as Department of the Army Civilian, Deputy Director of Doctrine and Training development, United States Army Armor Center, Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Key Assignment

    Brigade Commander | 1st Brigade | 100th Division | Lexington, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2009

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_02454