Dedicated to the military service of

Maj. Jack K. Tarr

Late August, 1960:  Enlisted in Dallas, TX

Sep '60 - Feb '61: Basic training, Ft Leonard Wood, MO

Feb '61 - Jun '61:  Comms Intercept Training, Ft Devins, MA

Jun '61 - Dec '61:  Infantry OCS, Ft Benning, GA


Jan '62 - Feb '62:  Jump School, Ft Benning, GA

Feb '62 - May '62:  Ranger School, Ft Benning, GA & FL

May '62 - Feb '64:  Training Command Range Officer, Executive Officer, and Commanding Officer, Ft Polk, LA

Feb '64 – Apr '64:  Military Advisory Course, Ft Bragg, CA

Apr '64 - Apr '65:  Advisor in Mekong Delta (2 locations),
Vietnam

Apr '65 - Apr '66:  Division HQ Company Commander, 101st Airborne Division, Ft Campbell, KY

 

Apr '66 - Jun '66:  Company Commander, 1/501st (Geronimo Battalion), gets redesignated 4/503d, Ft Campbell, KY

 

Jun 6, '66:  4/503d heads to Vietnam to join 173d

Jun '66 - Jun, '67:  173d Airborne, RVN.  Jun - Oct: Company Commander of Charlie Company; Nov - Dec: S-5 (Civil Affairs); Jan - Jun: Commandant of newly-established 173d Jungle School, Vietnam

Jul '67 – Apr '68:  Infantry Officers Advanced Course, Ft Benning, GA

Jun '68 – Jun '71:  Operations Officer, Personnel Officer, S-3 of airborne battalion, Panama

Jun '71 – Sep '71:  Vietnamese Language School (honor grad), Ft Bliss, TX

Oct '71 – Oct '72:  Advisor in I Corps, starting with remote location and ending in Da Nang,
Vietnam

Dec '72 – '7?:  Reserve Advisor, Charleston, SC

7? - 7?:  Professor Military Science, Millersville Military Institute, near Paris, KY

7? – Jul '78:  Assistant Professor Military Science, Northeast Louisiana University, Monroe, LA

Jul '78 - Aug '80:  Training Officer, TRADOC, assigned to Foreign Mil Sales Div of Army, Pentagon and Alexandria, VA