Robert L. Eaton

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Robert L. Eaton

Colonel Robert L. Eaton was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation Ammunition & Pioneer Platoon Leader, 3d Battalion, 406 Infantry 102d Division, Camp Swift, Texas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, Battalion S-1, 3d Battalion, 406 Infantry, 102d Division, European Theater of Operations; Regiment S1, TP Commander, Commander, Sep Tps, 406 Infantry, 11th Cavalry, 11th Constab; Assistant S3, S3, 1st Battalion, 11th Inf, 5th Division, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Headquarters Comdt, Staff Judge Advocate, Whittier, USAR, Alaska; PMST, Davenport High School, Davenport, Iowa; Battalion Executive, Regiment S3, 1st Battalion, 224th Infantry, 40th Division, Korea; Counter-Guerrilla Operations, Adv Gp, So., Korea; Battalion Commander, 2d Battalion, 3d Infantry, Fort McNair, D.C.; Regiment S3, Ceremonial Unit, 3d Inf, Fort Myer, Virginia; Reg Course, Command & Gen Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Legislative Liaison, Office, Secretary of Army; G1,LAND.C.ENT, (NATO), U.S. Army, AFCENT, Fountainbleua, Fr.; Battalion Commander, USATC-I, Headquarters, 3d Battalion, 1st Brigade, USATC, Fort Benning, Georgia; Deputy Commander, Headquarters, 199th Infantry Brigade; Director of Personnel, Headquarters, USAIC; G-1 1st Logistical Command VN; Asst CS G-1, U.S. Army Flight Training Center, Fort Stewart, Georgia. | Colonel Eaton’s awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman’s Badge (European Theater of Operations), World War II Victory Medal, Army Commendation Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal (2 battle stars), National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army of Occupation Medal (Germany), Legion of Merit Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, United Nations Service Medal, Service Medal (Korea).

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
1967
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_00263

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