Robert L. Bass
Colonel Robert L. Bass was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1955. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company D, 504 Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82d Airborne, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Motor Officer, HHC, 1st Bn, 504th Abn Inf Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Co Cdr, Co A, and Co D, 1st Tng Regiment, Fort Jackson SC; XO, Co D, 2d Bn Cmbt Team, Iceland; MG Instructor, Wpns Dept, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Cdr, A Detachment, Co B, 1st SF Group, Okinawa & Vietnam; Cdr, B Detachment, Co B, 1st SF Group, Okinawa; Headquarters Cmdr, Headquarters Cmdt, ISARUOS, U.S. Army Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa; S1, Bn XO & Bn S3, 1st Bde Headquarters, 1st Cav Div, Republic of Vietnam; Sp Asst to Director of Navy Labs, Naval Material Cmd, Washington, D.C; Bn Cdr, HHC, 1/38 Inf, 2d Inf Div, Korea; Asst IG, IG Office, TRADOC, Fort Monroe, VA; Chief, Special Inspections Branch, IG Office, TRADOC, Fort Monroe, Virginia. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal w/V & 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.