Deckert, David, SGT

Ordnance (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Service Branch
Ordnance Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
63B-Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic/Wheel Vehicle Repairer
Current/Last MOS Group
Ordnance (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1986-1991, 63B, 3rd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment
Service Years
1985 - 1991
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate


One Service Stripe

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionDisabled American Veterans (DAV)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1992, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1999, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I am a 90% service connected Vet. Gulf War Syndrome since 2008
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Remembrance Profiles -  1 Soldier Remembered
  • Deckert, George, T/3, (1945-1947)
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1985, 5th Battalion, 3rd Training Regiment (Fort Leonard Wood, MO), A/1
  1985, 3rd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade, 13th Infantry Regiment (Fort Jackson, SC), A/3
 Unit Assignments
389th Engineer Battalion3rd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment
  1985-1985, US Army Training Center Engineer Fort Leonard Wood
  1985-1986, 63B, 389th Engineer Battalion/D Company
  1986-1991, 63B, 3rd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment
  1986-1991, 63B, 3rd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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 
  1981-1982, Others/Not Listed
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