Backus, John, SSG

Infantry (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Infantry
Current/Last Primary MOS
11C10-Indirect Fire Infantryman
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2009-Present, 11C10, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment
Previously Held MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Service Years
1987 - 2010
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate

Staff Sergeant


Seven Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Post-2007) Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male) Drill Sergeant Badge

Schutzenschnur Silver


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
General
  2008, National Infantry Association (NIA), General (Member) [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Currently on Rear-D helping out where I can  


   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

Places I have Visited

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria


AfghanistanAustriaBelgiumCzech RepublicFranceGermanyItalyIraqKyrgyzstanKorea, SouthKuwaitMexicoNetherlandsPolandSaudi ArabiaSpainSwedenUnited KingdomUnited States

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Driver-W
Driver-T
Mortar
 
Rifle
 

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1987, 4th Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Benning, GA), D/316
 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 81st Armored Regiment4th Battalion, 70th Armored Regiment2nd Battalion, 70th Armored Regiment1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment
3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment8th Army4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry RegimentHQ, 7th Army/7th Army Combined Arms Training Center (Staff)
2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 77th Armor1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
  1987-1989, 11C10, 2nd Battalion, 81st Armored Regiment
  1989-1991, 11C10, 4th Battalion, 70th Armored Regiment/HHC
  1991-1993, 2nd Battalion, 70th Armored Regiment/HHC
  1993-1995, 11C10, 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment/HHC
  1995-1998, 11C10, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment/HHT
  1998-1998, 11C10, 8th Army
  1998-1999, 11C10, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment
  1999-2003, 11C10, 7th Army Combined Arms Training Center (Staff)/7th Army Training Command (Cadre)
  2003-2005, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment
  2005-2007, 11C10, 1st Battalion, 77th Armor/HHC
  2007-2008, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment
  2008-2009, 11C10, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  2009-Present, 11C10, 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  2008-2008 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation II (2006-09)34
 Colleges Attended 
Columbia College of MissouriUniversity of PhoenixUniversity of Phoenix
  2003-2005, Columbia College of Missouri
  2005-2007, University of Phoenix
  2007-2009, University of Phoenix
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