Himes, John, CW3

Field Artillery (Officer)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Current/Last Service Branch
Warrant Officer (pre-2004)
Current/Last Primary MOS
131A-Field Artillery Targeting Technician
Current/Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1997-1999, 131A, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 4th Infantry Division/HHB
Previously Held MOS
13E10-Cannon Fire Direction Specialist
13F10-Fire Support Specialist
13F20-Fire Support Sergeant
13F30-Fire Support Sergeant
13F40-Operations Sergeant
Service Years
1970 - 1999
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Order of Saint Barbara
Order of Saint Michael
Soldier of the Quarter

Warrant Officer (pre-2004)

Chief Warrant Officer 3


Three Service Stripes



Two Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

Army Physical Fitness Badge Belgian Fourragere Imjin Scouts US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male) Drill Sergeant Badge Army Retired-Soldier for Life


 Unofficial Badges 

Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Jungle Expert Badge Cold War Medal Honorable Order of Saint Barbara

Sergeant Morales Club Cold War Veteran Ancient Order of Saint Barbara Jungle Expert

Order Of Eagle Rising


 Military Association Memberships
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Crossed Sabers ChapterUnited States Field Artillery AssociationArmy Field Artillery Association
US Army Warrant Officers AssociationDept of TexasAbilene-National Rifle Association (NRA)
Post 267Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
  1972, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1982, 1st Cavalry Division Association, Crossed Sabers Chapter (Member) (Fort Hood, Texas) [Verified]
  1985, United States Field Artillery Association - Assoc. Page
  1987, Army Field Artillery Association
  1993, US Army Warrant Officers Association - Assoc. Page
  2004, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of Texas (National President) (Austin, Texas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Abilene (Abiline, Texas) - Chap. Page
  2007, -National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]4
  2011, American Legion, Post 267 (Member) (Marshall, Texas) - Chap. Page
  2017, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I have been serving as a priest in the Episcopal Church, The American Province of the Anglican Communion. I have been serving as Rector for Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall, Texas for the past 15 years and recently retired.  I now serve as a supply priest for the Diocese of Texas, Dallas and Western Lousiana serving parishes in northeast Texas and northwest Lousisana. 
I also am a certified NRA Pistol Instructor and Texas Licensed to Carry Instructor.  
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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Parachutist (Basic)
Rifle
Pistol
ROK Ranger Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1970, 5th Training Battalion (Fort Sill, OK), A/1
  1989, Warrant Officer Entry Course (WOEC) (Fort Rucker, AL), A
  1989, Target Acquisition Warrant Officer Basic Course (Fort Sill, OK)1
 Unit Assignments
23rd Infantry Division, Division Artillery82nd Airborne Division, Division Artillery82nd Airborne Division, Division Artillery2nd Infantry Division Artillery
1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment (DIVARTY) 1st Cavalry Division1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)210th Field Artillery Brigade
2nd Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment80th Field Artillery RegimentField Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill
2nd Infantry Division Artillery/F Battery, Target Acquisition Battery (TAB), 26th FA333rd Field Artillery 333rd Field Artillery RegimentUS Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
1st Battalion, 26th Field ArtilleryA Battery,  26th Field ArtilleryDivision Artillery (DIVARTY), 4th Infantry DivisionDivision Artillery (DIVARTY) 4th Infantry Division
  1971-1971, 13E10, 23rd Infantry Division, Division Artillery
  1978-1979, 13F10, 82nd Airborne Division, Division Artillery
  1978-1979, 13F10, 82nd Airborne Division, Division Artillery/HHB
  1979-1980, 13F10, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery
  1980-1981, 13F10, 1st Battalion, 38th Field Artillery Regiment /HHB
  1980-1981, 13F20, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment (DIVARTY) 1st Cavalry Division/HHB
  1980-1981, 13F10, HHC, 1st Cavalry Division (Heavy Armored)
  1982-1983, 13F20, 210th Field Artillery Brigade/HHB
  1983-1984, 13F30, 2nd Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment/HHB
  1984-1985, 13F10, 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment/HHB
  1985-1987, 13F10, 80th Field Artillery Regiment
  1986-1989, 13F40, Field Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill
  1987-1989, 13F10, 80th Field Artillery Regiment
  1989-1990, 131A, Field Artillery Training Center Staff (USATCFA), Fort Sill
  1989-1990, 131A, 2nd Infantry Division Artillery/F Battery, Target Acquisition Battery (TAB), 26th FA
  1990-1991, 131A, 333rd Field Artillery /G Target Acquisition Battery (G TAB)
  1991-1993, 131A, 333rd Field Artillery Regiment
  1993-1994, 131A, HHC, US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)
  1994-1995, 131A, 1st Battalion, 26th Field Artillery
  1994-1995, 131A, A Battery, 26th Field Artillery
  1995-1999, 131A, Division Artillery (DIVARTY), 4th Infantry Division
  1996-1998, 131A, A Battery, 26th Field Artillery
  1997-1999, 131A, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 4th Infantry Division/HHB
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1989-1990 Operation Just Cause (Panama)
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia/Operation Desert Shield
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm4
 Colleges Attended 
Wentworth Military Academy and Junior CollegeUniversity of KansasCentral Texas CollegeTexas A&M University-Central Texas
  1965-1969, Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College2
  1969-1970, University of Kansas
  1978-1982, Central Texas College
  1988-1993, Texas A&M University-Central Texas
  1999-2002, Others/Not Listed1
  2007-2013, Others/Not Listed2
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