Breese, William, SFC

Field Artillery (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
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
2001-2004, 13M, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment/HHB
Service Years
1984 - 2004
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Cold War Certificate

Sergeant First Class

Six Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1998, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1984, 4th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Sill, OK), C/2
 Unit Assignments
56th Field Artillery Brigade6th Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment
  1984-1986, 56th Field Artillery Brigade
  1988-1991, 56th Field Artillery Brigade
  1991-1994, 13M, 6th Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment
  1994-1995, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment
  1995-2000, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment
  2000-2001, 13M, 6th Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment
  2001-2004, 13M, 2nd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment/HHB
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2003-2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
 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 
Western Illinois UniversityOklahoma City University
  1972-1978, Western Illinois University
  1987-1988, Oklahoma City University
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