Roy W. Bahr

Roy W. Bahr

Roy W. Bahr

Colonel Roy W. Bahr was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 August 1951. His first duty assignment was as Intel & Recon Platoon Leader, 102d Infantry Regiment, 43d Infantry Division, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Intel Off & Security Off, 513th Mil Intel Group, Germany; Exec Off, Military Police Company, Germany; Opns Off, Reception & Protocol Div, SGS, The Infantry School/TIC, Fort Benning, GA; Aide-de-Camp, New Jersey Mil Dist & Kilmer Refugee Reception Center, Camp Kilmer, New Jersey; Aide-de-Camp, Headquarters, Fort Devens, Massachusetts and XIII USA Corps, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Company Comdr, Co D, 12th Cav/2d BG, 1st Cavalry Div, Korea; Asst S3 and Co Comdr, Headquarters, 1st BG/503d Abn Inf, 82d Abn Div, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.; Guerrilla Warfare Instructor, Unconventional Warfare Dept, JFK Center and Comd & Gen Staff Coll, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and Fort Leavenworth; Instructor and Comm Chief, Counter Insurgency Comm, USA Sch of Americas, Fort Gulick, Canal Zone; Armor & Training Advisor, USMIL GP, Army Section, Chile, Santiago, Chile; Commanding Officer, Forward Opnl Base #3, 5th SF GP (Abn), Khe-Sanh, Vietnam; Commanding Officer, Comp & Control, Central, 5th SFG, Kontum, Vietnam; Deputy Commander, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Permanent Secretariats, Joint Committee, JUSMG-MAAG, Spain. | Colonel Bahr's awards and decorations include: Vietnam Honor Medal (1st Class); Vietnam Distinguished Service Order (2d Class); Good Conduct Medal; Army Commendation Medal; JSCM; AM (1 Oak Leaf Cluster); Meritorious Service Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Silver Star; Legion of Merit.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1972

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00560