Perez Ortiz, Jose, SFC

Armor (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
19Z-Armor Senior Sergeant
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 173rd Airborne Brigade
Service Years
1967 - 1987
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Presidential Certificate of Appreciation

Sergeant First Class

Six Service Stripes

Two Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

Drill Sergeant Badge Army Military Police Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male)

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Military Police Jungle Expert Badge Cold War Veteran

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
173d Airborne Brigade Association82nd Airborne Division AssociationVietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Patriot Guard Riders
  1968, 173d Airborne Brigade Association [Verified]
  1969, 82nd Airborne Division Association [Verified]2 - Assoc. Page
  1987, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, Patriot Guard Riders [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Federal Security Officer ,INS
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Parachutist (Basic)
Army EIC Pistol Shot
Tank Weapons

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  67, 1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Gordon, GA), A1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
173rd Airborne BrigadeD Company 16th Armor, Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne DivisionU.S. Army
3rd Battalion, 5th Infantry 193rd Infantry Brigade4th Battalion, 68th Armored RegimentMilitary Police Units
1st Armored Training Brigade (Cadre)3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry 1st Brigade, 8th Infantry Division16th Military Police Group
School of the Americas (Faculty Staff)1st Battalion, 37th Armor4th Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
  1968-1969, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  1969-1970, D Company 16th Armor, Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade
  1969-1970, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
  1970-1970, NCO Academy (Cadre) Fort Gulik, Panama
  1970-1973, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 5th Infantry
  1970-1973, 193rd Infantry Brigade
  1973-1976, 4th Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment
  1976-1977, 65th Military Police Company
  1977-1980, 1st Armored Training Brigade (Cadre)
  1980-1982, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry
  1980-1982, 1st Brigade, 8th Infantry Division
  1982-1984, 16th Military Police Group
  1984-1984, School of the Americas (Faculty Staff)
  1984-1986, 18th Corps Soldier Support Group
  1986-1987, HHC, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor
  1986-1987, HHC, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor
  1986-1987, 4th Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign1
  1983-1983 Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada)
 Colleges Attended 
Central Texas CollegeFlorida State UniversityKansas State UniversityInter American University of Puerto Rico
  1969-2003, Central Texas College
  1970-1973, Florida State University
  1973-1973, Kansas State University
  1987-1991, Inter American University of Puerto Rico
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