Bailey, James, SGT

Signal Corps (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
25D-Telecommunications Operator-Maintainer
Current/Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2007-2009, 25Q, B Company, 50th Signal Battalion
Previously Held MOS
18E-Special Forces Communications Sergeant
25Q-Multi-channel Transmission Systems Operator-Maintainer
Service Years
2002 - 2009
Foreign Language(s)


Two Service Stripes

 Official Badges 

Army Physical Fitness Badge

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present)

 Military Association Memberships
Signal Corps Regimental AssociationUnited States Parachute Association (USPA)Chapter 17
  2004, Signal Corps Regimental Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2004, United States Parachute Association (USPA) - Assoc. Page
  2009, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 17 (Member) (Richmond, Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Ribbon Bar

Parachutist (Basic)
M-203 Grenade Launcher

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  2002, Basic Training (Fort Leonard Wood, MO), C/1
 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army507th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)20th Special Forces Group (Airborne)551st Signal Battalion, 15th Signal Brigade (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
2nd Infantry Division82nd Signal Battalion (Airborne)Special Troops Battalion, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne DivisionSpecial Forces Qualification Course (SFQC)
50th Signal Battalion
  2002-2003, 25D, (74C) Telecommunications Operator-Maintainer Course
  2003-2003, 25D, C Company, 1st Battalion, 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  2003-2004, 25D, D Company, 3rd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group
  2004-2004, 25Q, A Company, 551st Signal Battalion, 15th Signal Brigade (Cadre) Fort Gordon, GA
  2004-2005, 25D, HHC, 2nd Infantry Division
  2005-2006, 25D, 82nd Signal Battalion (Airborne)
  2006-2006, 25Q, C Company, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division
  2007-2007, 18E, Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC)
  2007-2009, 25Q, B Company, 50th Signal Battalion
 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?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
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?
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?
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 
University of Maryland University College
  2004-2006, University of Maryland University College
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