Marthers, William T., SSG

Armor (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 11E10, 4th Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1968 - 1971
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Staff Sergeant

One Service Stripe

Two Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

82nd Airbone Division 25th Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord Order of The Spur

 Military Association Memberships
25th Infantry Division Association3/4 Cav Association
  1987, 25th Infantry Division Association
  1987, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I have just recently retired, so, at present, I am working on getting use to it.
??It is 2018 now, five years later,  and I think that I'm getting sorta use to it, but have no intension of giving up on retirement.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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 Ribbon Bar

Tank Weapons
Machine Gun
Submachine Gun

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, 1st Basic Training Battalion, 80th Division (Training) (Fort Bragg, NC), D/21
 Unit Assignments
Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence (Faculty Staff)/US Army Armor School Staff (USAARMS)3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment4th Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment
  1968-1969, 11E10, Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence (Faculty Staff)/US Army Armor School Staff (USAARMS)
  1968-1969, 11E10, Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence (Faculty Staff)/US Army Armor School Staff (USAARMS)
  1969-1970, 11E10, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1970-1971, 11E10, 4th Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment/B Company
 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.
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