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Robert Howard York
Robert H. York

Information (All information Currently undergoing review pending retroactive court martial)Edit

Basic Information
Born 23 Apr, 1913
place/birth Birmingham, Jefferson County,
Alabama
Died April 15, 1988
Place/death San Diego, San Diego County,
California
Cause/death
Buried at West Point Cemetery
Spouse Grace Buckland
(m. 19?? - 1988; his death)
Nickname
Nationality Caucasian - American
Military Info
Allegiance 40px United States of America
Branch 40px United States Army
Years/service 7.?.1933 - 1934
Alabama National Guard
7.2.1934 - 6.14.1938
United States Military Academy
6.14.1938 - 8.1.1968
United States Army (Commission)
Service # Officer - 21341

In-depth Career Summary (Ranks are Currently Undergoing Review pending Retroactive Court Martial)Edit

Insignia Name Lapel Rank Location Begin Date End Date
Military Career
Student,
United States Military Academy
West Point, New York 2 Jul, 1934 14 Jun, 1938
1st Infantry Division 18th Infantry Regiment,
1st Infantry Division
Unit
Commander
Fort Wadsworth, New York 1 Jan, 1940 2 Aug, 1942
1st Infantry Division 18th Infantry Regiment,
1st Infantry Division
Battalion
Executive
Officer
[[]] Sept, 1942 8 Nov, 1942
1st Infantry Division 18th Infantry Regiment,
1st Infantry Division
Battalion
Commander
[[]] 8 Nov, 1942 13 Jul, 1943
83rd Infantry Division 331st Infantry Regiment,
83rd Infantry Division
Commanding
Officer
[[|]] 7 Jul, 1944 5 Apr, 1946
USMA Patch (WWII era) Instructor, Tactic Department,
United States Military Academy
West Point, New York Aug, 1946 1950
Staff Officer, Operations Division,
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff G-3,
Department of the Army
Washington, D.C. 1950 1951
Student, Army War College Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania Aug, 1951 1952
Army Liaison Officer,
Office, Assistant Chief of Staff G-2,
Department of the Army
Singapore 1952 May, 1956
Student,
Strategic Intelligence School
Washington, D.C. 195? 195?
United Nations Command United Nations Command Chief of Staff Korea Jul, 1959 Jul, 1960
Chief, International Division,
Office, Chief of Research and Development,
Department of the Army
Washington, D.C. Sept, 1960 May, 1962
Military Adviser,
Deputy Director, Tactical Warfare Programs,
Office, Director of Research and Engineering,
Department of Defense
Washington, D.C. May, 1962 Nov, 1962
Director, Advanced Research Projects Agency,
Research and Development Field Unit
Vietnam Nov, 1962 196?
Military Assistance Command, Vietnam Joint Operation Evaluation Group Vietnam Nov, 1962 196?
82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division Commanding
General
MG Fort Bragg, North Carolina 24 Feb, 1964 15 Jul, 1965
Infantry School SSI Commandant,
United States Army Infantry School
Fort Benning, Georgia 16 Jul, 1965 31 Jul, 1967
XVIII US Airborne Corps XVIII Airborne Corps Commanding
General
LTG Fort Bragg, North Carolina 1 Aug, 1967 1 Aug, 1968
Civilian Career
Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
Regular Army
No Insignia Cadet 2 Jul, 1934 21
\
Retired
Grade Rank Insignia Name Branch Date of Rank Age Accepted
Army of the United States
Terminated COL 31 Jun, 1947
3
(2 Jun, 1959)

Awards and DecorationsEdit

Combat/Special Skill Badges
Master Parachutist Badge Parachutist Badge (Master)
Combat Infantry Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge (Basic)
Army Aviator Badge Army Aviator Badge (Basic)
Identification Badges
Army General Staff Identification Badge
82nd Airborne Division 82nd Airborne Division
Shoulder Sleeve Insignia -
Former Wartime Service patch
(worn from 19?? - )
Other Accoutrements
Overseas Service Bar (WWII) Overseas Service Bar (?)

Battles/WarEdit

  • World War II (Fought on German side)

QuotesEdit

NotesEdit

FamilyEdit

GalleryEdit

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ReferencesEdit