Alvarado, Santos, SSG

Field Artillery (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Current/Last Primary MOS
13M-Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember
Current/Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2008-Present, 17th Fires Brigade
Previously Held MOS
17A-Combat Surveillance And Target Acquisition Crewman
17B10-Field Artillery Radar Crewmember
13R10-Field Artillery Firefinder Radar Operator
21B10-Combat Engineer
12B10-Combat Engineer
Service Years
1975 - 2011
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate

Staff Sergeant

Seven Service Stripes

 Official Badges 

Southern European Task Force US Army Retired (Post-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United States Field Artillery Association8th Infantry Division Association2nd Armored Division AssociationAssociation of United States Army (AUSA)
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)Post 11402, Lacey Post
  1984, United States Field Artillery Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1988, 8th Infantry Division Association
  2005, 2nd Armored Division Association [Verified]
  2008, Association of United States Army (AUSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 11402, Lacey Post (Member) (Lacey, Washington) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1975, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Leonard Wood, MO), E
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Fort Leonard Wood, MOV CorpsIII Corps (3rd Corps)1st Battalion, 25th Field Artillery
Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored DivisionDivision Support Command (DISCOM) 5th Infantry DivisionDivision Artillery (DIVARTY) 8th Infantry Division2nd Armored Division
2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry Division7th Army Reserve Command (7th ARCOM)21st Theater Sustainment Command (21st TSC)Southern European Task Force (SETAF)
17th Fires Brigade
  1975-1975, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  1976-1976, 17A, V Corps
  1976-1976, 17A, III Corps (3rd Corps)
  1976-1976, 17B10, HHB, 1st Battalion, 25th Field Artillery
  1976-1979, 17A, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored Division
  1978-1979, 17B10, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored Division
  1979-1980, 17B10, Division Support Command (DISCOM) 5th Infantry Division
  1980-1983, 17B10, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 8th Infantry Division
  1983-1987, 17B10, 2nd Armored Division
  1987-1990, 13R10, 2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry Division
  2001-2008, 21B10, 7th Army Reserve Command (7th ARCOM)
  2001-2008, 12B10, 21st Theater Sustainment Command (21st TSC)
  2005-2005, 21B10, Southern European Task Force (SETAF)
  2008-Present, 17th Fires Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1984-1984 Grafenwoehr Training Area (GTA)
  2001-2002 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
  2006-2006 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation I (2001-06)
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