Rudolph Baker

BAKER,RUDOLPH
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Rudolph Baker

Colonel Rudolph Baker was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 30 March 1962, Class Number 2-62. His first duty assignment was as 4.2 inch Mortar Platoon Leader, Combat Support Company, 1st Battle Group, 12th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Recon Platoon Leader, Battle Gp Motor Officer, 1/12 Cavalry, Korea; Battalion S-4, Battalion S-3, Company Commander, 2-502d Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne, Fort Campbell, KY; Battalion S-4, Company Commander, 2-502d Airborne Infantry, 101st Airborne, Vietnam; Assistant Division G-4, Hq 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; G-3 Advisor, 23d ARVN Division, Vietnam; Battalion S-3, Bde Executive Officer, 2d Bde 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Instructor Leadership Dept, Dep Chief Office Management and Budget, Infantry School, Fort Benning, GA; Chief Foreign Military Sales Branch, G-4 Army Section ARMISH/MAAG, Teheran, Iran; Comptroller, Hq, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Battalion Commander, 3-325th Airborne Infantry, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Chief, BTMS, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC; Inspector General, Hq, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC; Chief of Staff, Hq, 1st COSCOM, Fort Bragg, NC. | Military schools attended include: Airborne, Motor Officer Course, Infantry Officer Advanced, Jumpmaster, Special Warfare Counter Insurgency, Command and General Staff, U.S. Army War College. | His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster and 1 V Device, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), National Defense Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal w/6 Campaign Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60 Device, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (2), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2), Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Bronze Star Medal
Year Inducted
1985
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01133

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