Bailey, James, COL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
2900-Headquarters Unit Commander
Primary Unit
1971-1973, US Army South Eastern Signal School (Staff) Fort Gordon
Service Years
1944 - 1973

Signal Corps

Special Forces

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Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bailey, James (Son Tay Raider), COL USA(Ret).
Contact Info
Home Town
Princess Anne County
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jan 23, 2002
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 6-X Row 6 Site 2

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) US Army Retired 18th Airborne Corps 4th Infantry Division

Special Forces Group

 Unofficial Badges 

Signal Shoulder Cord US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
US Navy4th Infantry Division511th Parachute Infantry Regiment40th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Brigade
Air Defense UnitsPrisoner of War77th Special Forces GroupU.S. Army
Army Garrison, Fort Meade, MD/US Army Signal School Detachment (USASSD)MAAG Baghdad82nd Signal Battalion (Airborne)MAAG Taiwan
XVIII Airborne Corps5th Special Forces Group (A)509th Signal Battalion523rd Signal Battalion
35th Signal GroupDepartment of the Army (DA)US Army South Eastern Signal School (Staff) Fort Gordon
  1944-1947, US Navy
  1947-1948, 4th Infantry Division
  1948-1949, 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment
  1950-1950, 40th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Brigade
  1950-1951, 507th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion/C Battery
  1951-1953, Korean POW
  1954-1956, 77th Special Forces Group
  1956-1957, Joint United States Military Advisory Group, Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI)
  1957-1958, Army Garrison, Fort Meade, MD/US Army Signal School Detachment (USASSD)
  1957-1958, MAAG Baghdad
  1958-1960, 82nd Signal Battalion (Airborne)
  1960-1962, MAAG Taiwan
  1962-1964, XVIII Airborne Corps
  1964-1965, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1967-1968, 509th Signal Battalion
  1967-1968, 523rd Signal Battalion
  1968-1969, 35th Signal Group
  1969-1971, Department of the Army (DA)
  1971-1973, US Army South Eastern Signal School (Staff) Fort Gordon
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1970-1970 Son Tay Raid/Operation Kingpin
 Colleges Attended 
Armed Forces Staff College
  1969-1969, Armed Forces Staff College
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