Booth, Van, SSG

Infantry (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2014-2016, 11B10, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment
Previously Held MOS
11M-Fighting Vehicle Infantryman
Service Years
1995 - 2016
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Staff Sergeant

Six Service Stripes

Three Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

Army Physical Fitness Badge Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Post-2007) Army Recruiter (Gold) - 3 Sapphires

Schutzenschnur Bronze 1st Armored Division 10th Mountain Division 1st Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Combat Advisor Mountain Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Manchu Mile

Recruiters Ring

 Military Association Memberships
Post 42Post 2167, R. K. Locker Post
  2003, American Legion, Post 42 (Member) (Fayetteville, Tennessee) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2016, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 2167, R. K. Locker Post (Member) (Fayetteville, Tennessee) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Preparing for Army Retirement: Official Retirement Date: March 31, 2016
Other Comments:
Total Active Army Service Time: 20 Years, 22 Days.
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   2005-2008, 00E, Syracuse Recruiting Battalion

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
October / 2005
To Month/Year
December / 2008
Syracuse Recruiting Battalion Unit Page
Staff Sergeant
Olean-Main Station-Olean
New York
 Syracuse Recruiting Battalion Details

Syracuse Recruiting Battalion
Recruiting Unit
Parent Unit
Recruiting Units
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2018
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
A lot of the kids that I put into the army from 2006-2008.

Best Moment
Getting a break and going to Fort Benning, GA for Infantry BNCOC from FEB-APR 2008. My daughter Liberty was born during my recruiting tour in APR 2007.


Worst Moment
Having to report to Recruiting duty so soon after combat in Baghdad, Iraq.

Chain of Command
SFC Riggs (Station CDR)-2006
SFC Narbone (Station CDR)-2007-2008
SFC Cowher (Station CDR)-2008


Other Memories
A 3 man (OP) small recruiting station in south-western New York State. 1st Recruiting BDE, Syracuse BN, Olean Company, Olean-Main Station.

My Photos For This Unit
Recruiting Command USAREC
26 Members Also There at Same Time
Syracuse Recruiting Battalion

Redfield, Joshua, SPC, (2002-Present) AG 00E Sergeant
Barnes, James, 1SG, (1990-Present) AG 79R Sergeant First Class
KISHEL JR, JOSEPH, SFC, (1990-2008) AG 79R Sergeant First Class
McGregor, Michael, SFC, (1991-Present) AG 79R Sergeant First Class
Parody, Fredrick, SFC, (1986-2008) AG 79R Sergeant First Class
Lewis, Richard, MSG, (1992-Present) IN 11C10 Sergeant First Class
Racine, Jeremy, SSG, (1993-2007) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Redfield, Joshua, SGT, (2002-Present) AD 14E Sergeant
Shepard, Rodney, CSM, (1987-Present) Master Sergeant
Buffalo Recruiting Company

Zultewicz, Joseph, SFC, (1988-2016) SC 25W Sergeant First Class
Viney, Richard, SSG, (2002-Present) AR 19D20 Sergeant
DENT, JASON, SFC, (1998-2018) Staff Sergeant
Ft. Drum Recruiting Company

Mcbride jr, James, MSG, (1975-2015) EN 12H40 Master Sergeant
Lopez, Robert, SFC, (1987-2018) QM 92Y Sergeant First Class
Lockport NY Recruiting Station

Sanker, Dan, SFC, (1998-Present) SC 25S Sergeant First Class
Orleans Recruiting Company

Mulford, Sean, Sgt, (2003-Present) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Rochester Recruiting Company

Douglas, Kevin, SGT, (1998-Present) AG 79R Sergeant
Reynolds, Jason, SFC, (1997-Present) FA 13F10 Sergeant First Class
Barnett, Christopher, SSG, (1997-2008) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Nathan, Ricardo, SSG, (1998-2013) MD 68W Staff Sergeant
Lashway, Michael, SGT, (2002-2007) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Steber, Diana, SGT, (2002-2009) OD 63H10 Sergeant
Reynolds, Jason H, SFC, (1997-2011) Sergeant First Class
Syracuse Recruiting Company

Chandler, Korey, SSG, (1990-2012) AG 79R Staff Sergeant
DENT, JASON, SFC, (1998-2018) AG 79R Staff Sergeant
Smith, Wyatt, MSG, (1995-Present) SC 25B Sergeant First Class
Weeks, Joe, MSG, (1998-Present) SC 25S Staff Sergeant

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