Soto, Manuel, SGM

Infantry (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant Major
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
11Z50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1995-1998, 11B10, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
Previously Held MOS
Service Years
1966 - 1998
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Sergeant Major

Eight Service Stripes

Three Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the Purple HeartVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  2010, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, 4th Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Polk, LA), B
 Unit Assignments
9th Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3rd ACR)1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
1st Battalion, 12th Infantry 3rd Battalion, 36th Infantry HQ, US Army Cadet Command2nd Battalion, 41st Infantry
2nd Armored Division1st (Tiger) Brigade, 2nd Armored DivisionUS Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Course2nd Brigade, 40th Infantry Division
2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1968-1969, 11B10, 9th Infantry Division
  1968-1969, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry
  1970-1971, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3rd ACR)
  1971-1972, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1972-1975, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry
  1977-1980, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 36th Infantry
  1980-1982, 11B10, HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1982-1987, 2nd Battalion, 41st Infantry
  1982-1989, 2nd Armored Division
  1987-1989, 1st (Tiger) Brigade, 2nd Armored Division
  1989-1989, US Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Course
  1990-1994, 11Z50, 2nd Brigade, 40th Infantry Division
  1995-1996, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
  1995-1998, 11B10, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
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