Roy W. Burley

BURLEY,ROY
Roy W. Burley

Roy W. Burley

Colonel Roy W. Burley was commissioned and Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 5 December 1944. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company I, 372 Infantry POA, Pacific Ocean Area. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 895 QM Trk Co POA, Pacific Ocean Area; Commanding Officer, 245 QM Ldry Det POA, Pacific Ocean Area; Trk Off, 39 Trans Trk Co Cp, Stoneman, California; 4511 AUU ROTC Sun Cp, Prairie View,Texas; Platoon Tact Officer & Instructor, 1950 Inf ROTC Sum Cp, Fort Hood, Texas; Assistant PMS&T, 4305 ASU Tex Inst CP, Prairie View, Texas; Instructor Infantry, 1952 ROTC Sum Cp, Fort Benning, Georgia; Commander and Regiment S-4 (Concur), Svc/Co 9th Inf Regiment Fec, Korea; Assistant Regiment Executive Officer, HHC, 9th Inf Regiment Adv FEC, Korea; Headquarters Det Comdr, 2128-4 Food Svc Sch, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Operations and Training Officer, S-3, Headquarters & Headquarters Svc Co, 3th AIB, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Asst C of S, G-1, Headquarters, 3rd Armd, Div; USAREUR; Asst AG of S, G-1, HHC, 3rd Armd Div, USAREUR; Admin Officer, Ofc of the Chief of Doctrine, Student Det USA CGSC, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Brigade Commander, HHC, 2nd Brigade; Fort Ord, California; Plans Officer, Plans & Project Officer, OPO, USA Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Chief, War Plans & Mob Branch, Plans & Program Ofc, OPO, USA Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Pers Staff Off, Jt & Spec Plans Br, Plans Div, ODCSPER USA (CS 8531), Washington, D.C.; Chief Training branch, Opns Div, TAAG, C1, Thailand; Chief, Sr Adv Operations, Opns Div, TAAG, C1, Thailand; Bde Commander, 1st AIT Bde, Fort Dix, New Jersey. | Colonel Burley's awards and decorations include: ACM (3rd Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Brigade Commander | 1st AIT Brigade | Fort Dix, New Jersey

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00345