William F. Rawley, Jr.
Colonel William Franklin Rawley, Sr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in October 1944. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 71st Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Finance Officer and Commander, 378th Finance Disbursing Section, Greensboro, North Carolina; Deputy Finance Officer, Finance and Accounting Office, Fort Lawton, Washington, Deputy Comptroller, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Finance Officer and Commander, 192d Finance Disbursing Section, Camp Kolura, Japan, Finance and Accounting Officer and Comptroller, Camp Kokura, Japan; Action Officer, Office, Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics Fort Ben Harrison Indiana; Finance Officer, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; F&A Officer, 8th U.S. Army Korea; Comptroller, Joint Headquarters J-1 section, Headquarters US Forces, Dominican Republic, XVIII, AB Corp; F&A Officer/Comptroller/ Asst Chief of Staff, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His awards and decorations include: Paratrooper Wings, Combat Infantryman Badge, Legion of Merit, Army General Staff Certificate and the Bronze Star Medal.