Robert O. English
Colonel Robert 0. English was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from OCS class 52 on 19 August 1942. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, L Company, 3d Bn, 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Motorized Infantry Division, in the Mohave Desert. | His subsequent assignments include: Bn S-2, Aleutians - Attu Island; Platoon Leader 66th Inf Div, CP Robinson, Ark; Bn S-3, 1/38th, 2d Inf Div, ETO; Co, 1/38th, 2d Inf Div ETO; Co, HQ & SVC GP, GHQ FEC; Bn XO, HQ & SVC GP, GHQ FEC; Stu, The Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA; Stu, CGSC Fort Leavenworth, Kanj Committee Chairman, Staff Dept., The Infantry School, Fort Benning GA; BN Co/G-4, Berlin Command; Advisor, Cal ARNG; Advisor KHAG, Korea; G-3 Div 6th U.S. Army; and Senior Army Advisor, California ARNG. | Colonel English has attended the Advanced CL The Infantry School course, and CGSC. | His military awards and decorations include: the Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Emblem, American Defense Service Medal, Asiatic - Pacific Campaign Medal, European African - Medal Eastern Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Combat Infantryman Badge and the Belgian Fourragere.