Robert S. Bell
Colonel Robert Sidney Bell was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 21 February 1956. His duty assignments include: Personnel Management Officer later Chief, Joint and Staff Activities Branch, Executive for Requirements, Officer Personnel Directorate, Office of Personnel Operations, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Commanding Officer, 3d Battalion, 1st Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Senior Regimental Advisor, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Deputy Senior Advisor, Third Regional Assistance Command, Team 87, United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam; Commander, Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station, Baltimore with station Unites States Army 1st Recruiting District, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland; Deputy for Personnel Services, USA MILPERCEN, Alexandria, Virginia; Executive for Reserve Affairs, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Reserve Component Coordinator, Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate, Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Bell's military education and training includes: United States Army Infantry School, Advanced Course; Command and General Staff College; Air War College. He holds a BS degree from St. Benedicts. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal (first award), Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge.