Shepherd, Deyshaun, 1SG

Signal Corps (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
First Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
25W-Telecommunications Operations Chief
Current/Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2014-2016, 25W, 442nd Signal Battalion, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
Previously Held MOS
31R-Multi-Channel Transmission Systems Operator Maintainer
25Q-Multi-channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer
Service Years
1996 - 2016
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Cold War Certificate
Army Signal Corps Affiliation Certificate
Combatives Train the Trainer - level 1
Certificate Of Achievement
US Army Disabled Veteran Certificate

First Sergeant

Six Service Stripes

One Overseas Service Bar

 Official Badges 

1st Cavalry Division 1st Infantry Division Drill Sergeant Badge Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male)

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
N/AAssociation of United States Army (AUSA)Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)
  2002, Signal Corps Regimental Association, N/A (Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, Association of United States Army (AUSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
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 Ribbon Bar

Machine Gun

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1996, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment (Fort Jackson, SC), B/2
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
10th Signal Battalion123rd Signal BattalionHQ, Army Garrison Fort Gordon, GA2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry
447th Signal BattalionArmy GarrisonsIraq Assistance Group (IAG), Multi-National Force Iraq MNF-I442nd Signal Battalion, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
63rd Signal Battalion369th Signal Battalion (Cadre)15th Signal Brigade
  1996-2000, 31R, 10th Signal Battalion
  2000-2002, 31R, 123rd Signal Battalion
  2002-2005, 25Q, HQ, Army Garrison Fort Gordon, GA
  2005-2006, 11B10, B Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry
  2006-2008, 25W, 447th Signal Battalion
  2008-2008, 25W, HHC, Army Garrison, Fort Riley, KS
  2008-2010, 25W, Iraq Assistance Group (IAG), Multi-National Force Iraq MNF-I
  2010-2012, 25W, 442nd Signal Battalion, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
  2012-2012, 25W, C Company, 63rd Signal Battalion
  2012-2013, 25W, B Company, 369th Signal Battalion (Cadre)
  2013-2014, 25W, 15th Signal Brigade
  2014-2016, 25W, 442nd Signal Battalion, Signal Center & School (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1995-1996 Operation Joint Endeavor (IFOR)
  1998-2004 Operation Joint Forge (SFOR)
  2008-2008 OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
  2009-2010 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation III (2009-11)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Army.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Army?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Central Texas CollegeNorth Central Institute, Clarksville, TNTexas Tech UniversityTroy State University
Strayer University
  1999-1999, Central Texas College
  2000-2000, Jefferson Community College
  2005-2008, North Central Institute, Clarksville, TN
  2005-2008, Texas Tech University
  2008-2008, Troy State University
  2010-Present, Strayer University
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