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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   2004-2005, 11B10, B Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry

From Month/Year
April / 2004
To Month/Year
October / 2005
B Company Unit Page
Fort Riley
 B Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Details

B Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry
Ground Unit
Parent Unit
1st Battalion, 41st Infantry
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Apr 24, 2019
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
All of Those of B CO 1-41 INF during my time there.

Best Moment
Seeing my wife and baby Caden upon my redeployment back to Kansas from Iraq in JUN 2005.


Worst Moment
Seeing those in my unit being injured and killed during combat operations in Iraq and leaving the unit so soon upon redeployment.

Chain of Command
SFC Capone (Platoon Sergeant)


Other Memories
B CO, 1-41 INF, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division. This was my 2nd time serving in the 41st infantry Regiment and 1st AD. Deployed with the unit for OIF II (2004-2005) in Baghdad, Iraq and attached to 2-14INF, 2nd BDE, 10th Mountain Division.

My Photos For This Unit
1st Armored Division
113 Members Also There at Same Time
B Company

Apolinar, Martin Ramon, SFC, (2004-2011) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Hendrix, Billy, 1SG, (1997-2008) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Tallant, Christopher, SSG, (2000-2008) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Takach, Justin, SSG, (2010-Present) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Capone, Christopher, MSG, (1989-2010) IN 11M Sergeant First Class
Brown, DEVRIM, CPT, (2003-Present) FA 13A First Lieutenant
Glidden, Christopher, SSG, (1998-2008) OD 63M Sergeant
Mosher, Morgan, SSG, (2001-Present) Specialist
Zamora, Michael, S/Sgt, (2000-2008) Private
1st Battalion, 41st Infantry

Kusko, David, MSG, (1987-2009) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Bilyeu, Mark, 1SG, (1995-2016) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Butler, Christopher, SSG, (1999-2006) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Embrey, George, SSG, (1985-Present) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Maynard, John, SFC, (1991-2012) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Midgley, Joe, SSG, (2000-2007) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Moore, Brian, SSG, (1998-Present) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Pitman, Sidney, S/Sgt, (1994-2008) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Ruark, Tristan, SSG, (1995-2008) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Smith, Jacob, SSG, (2001-2010) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Spears, Jason, SSG, (2002-2008) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Spratt, Kenya, SFC, (2000-2008) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Sprecher, John, SSG, (1998-Present) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Walton, Gary, S/Sgt, (1995-Present) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Woods, Trevor, SSG, (2001-Present) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Canna, Derrick, SGT, (1998-2008) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Helland, Mike, CW2, (2006-Present) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Kennedy, Ashley, SSG, (1999-Present) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Pitman, Sidney, S/Sgt, (1994-2008) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Richardson, William, S/Sgt IN 11B10 Corporal
Viruete, Miguel, SP 4, (2000-2005) IN 11B10 Corporal
NELSON, TIM, SP 4, (1999-2008) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Pitman, Sidney, S/Sgt, (1994-2008) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Savant, Robert, SSG, (2001-2008) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Baines, Jacob, SPC, (2002-2006) IN 11B10 Specialist
Cambron, Walter, SPC, (1997-2005) IN 11B10 Specialist
Marshfield, Richard, SGT, (2001-Present) IN 11B10 Specialist
Phiefer, Michael, SPC, (2002-2004) IN 11B10 Specialist
Brown, Justin, SGT, (2004-Present) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Pitman, Sidney, S/Sgt, (1994-2008) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Bradberry, Michael, SSG, (2004-Present) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Unger, Dennis, SSG, (2002-2009) IN 11B10 Private
Balistreri,, Jeffrey, SGM, (1985-Present) IN 11Z50 First Sergeant
Wardlow, David, MSG, (1985-2007) IN 11M Sergeant First Class
Sprecher, John, SSG, (1998-2013) IN 11B30 Staff Sergeant
Finch, Jeremy, SGT, (2001-2005) IN 11C10 Sergeant
Sylvester, Thomas, S/Sgt, (2001-2008) IN 11C10 Specialist 4
Lancaster, Jason, SPC, (2001-2004) IN 11C10 Specialist
Droescher, David, PFC, (2003-2006) IN 18X Private First Class
Ranero, Luis, SGT, (2005-Present) IN 11C10 Private First Class
Moss, James, MAJ, (1994-Present) IN 11A Captain
Woods, James, MAJ, (1997-Present) AR 19B Captain
Hequembourg, Michael, MAJ, (2000-Present) IN 11C First Lieutenant
Hill, Allen, MAJ, (2003-Present) IN 11A First Lieutenant
Marrou, Dale, CPT, (2003-Present) IN 11A First Lieutenant
Regan, John, CPT, (1989-2009) AR 19A First Lieutenant
Martinez, Carlos, MAJ, (2002-Present) IN 11A Second Lieutenant
Franzeen, Thomas, CW4, (1984-Present) OD 915E Chief Warrant Officer 3
Venus, William, MSG, (1987-2008) OD 63Z50 Master Sergeant
Hartzell, George, WO1, (1996-2008) OD 63M Sergeant First Class

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