Robert V. Baker


Robert V. Baker

Colonel Robert V. Baker was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 13 December 1967. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 078th Prisoner of War Processing Company, Fort Meade, Maryland. | His subsequent duty assignments included: Gunship Team Leader, Platoon Leader and Operations Officer, 92d Combat Avn Co, 1st  Aviation Brigade, Vietnam; Flight Instructor Department of Tactics, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Station Commander, Provost Marshal’s Office, Fort Rucker, Alabama;  Commander, C Company, 709th MP Bn, Hanau, Germany; Security Officer, V Corps Joint Visitors’ Bureau, Reforger 85; Concurrently, S-2/3, 709th MP Bn and Provost Marshal, Mainz, Germany; Concurrently, S-2/3, 709th MP Bn, and Provost Marshal, Frankfurt, Germany; Branch Chief/Chief Instructor Pilot, Methods of Instruction for Tactics and Night Operations, Department of Advanced Flight Training, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Chief, Military Police Tactical Operations Dept, DTAC, DOTD, USAMPS; Doctrine Writer and Instructor, Airland Battle and Doctrine Committee, DTAC, CGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Division Provost Marshal, 1st Armored Division, Ansbach, Germany; Chief, Concept and Studies Branch, DCD, USAMPS; and Commander 40th MP Bn; and Director of Training, USAMPS. | His military schools attended include: Infantry OCS, Rotary Wing Flight School, Fixed Wing Flight School, Military Police Officer Advanced Course, Army CGSC, Air Command and Staff College (Air Force), FBI National Academy Graduate (elected Honor Graduate/Class Spokesman 127th Session), Graduate Defense Strategy Course, Unnited States Army War College. Colonel Baker holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Personnel Management, Administration, Education, and Psychology from Troy State University and a Master of Science degree in Personal Counseling from Troy State University, Montgomery, Alabama. | His awards and decorations include: Senior Army Aviation Badge, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, MSM, w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, AM w/ 22 Oak Leaf Cluster, ARCOM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, AAM w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, NDSM, VSM (3BS), AFRM, ASR, GCM, OSR, VNCM, VCG/w Palm.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Gunship Team Leader, Platoon Leader and Operations Officer, 92d Combat Avn Co, 1st  Aviation Brigade, Vietnam
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Year Inducted
Branch Of Service

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