Austin, E. Ray, MSG

Adjutant General (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
00R -Retention
Current/Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1990-1991, 00R , Army Garrison Fort Ord, CA
Previously Held MOS
36K-Tactical Wire Operations Specialist
05C-Radio Teletypewriter Operator
31B-Field Communications Electronics Equipment Mechanic
31G-Tactical Communications Chief
31V-Tactical Radio Mechanic
Service Years
1964 - 1991
Foreign Language(s)
Voice Edition

Master Sergeant

Eight Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Post-2007) Career Counselor 1st Aviation Brigade I Field Force, Vietnam

US Army Retired 7th Signal Brigade 101st Airbone Division Training and Doctrine Command

USA Forces Command 12th Combat Aviation Brigade 2nd Infantry Division 3rd Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Signal Shoulder Cord Armor Shoulder Cord Artillery Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information

What are you doing now:

Now? I am officially retired and loving life as much as I can.

Please visit my website and view hundreds of photos, and many are from Vietnam.


Other Comments:

After retiring from the Army in 1991, I worked part-time at a Radio Shack in the Hampton Mall in Hampton Roads, VA. Moved from VA in 1993 to Gatlinburg, TN and lived and worked about six months for a Chalet Company. Moved from Gatlinburg in June 1993 to Cookeville, TN, and graduated from an Architectural Drafting School in Livingston TN, then moved to Dale Hollow Lake in Pickett County TN where for about ten years I ran my own Professional Photography business and also worked part-time at a local Funeral Home.  In 2004, I moved back to Scott County Tennessee where I was born and raised, in Norma to be exact, and for a few years I worked for FOUR OAKS FUNEERAL HOME before finally retiring for good.

Now, I'm loving retirement, and just trying to stay out of trouble!

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   1974-1974, 31G, 30th Infantry Regiment/1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
January / 1974
To Month/Year
October / 1974
1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment Unit Page
Staff Sergeant
31G-Tactical Communications Chief
 30th Infantry Regiment/1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment Details

30th Infantry Regiment/1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment
Ground Unit
Parent Unit
30th Infantry Regiment
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Feb 16, 2013
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
E. Ray Austin, Germany, 2nd Tour, Jan 1974 - Jan 1977.

Viewing the "Wall" that separates East and West Germany,

My Photos For This Unit
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26 Members Also There at Same Time
1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment

Fisher, Robert, MSG, (1971-1989) IN 11B10 Master Sergeant
Duncan, Mike, SGT, (1971-1978) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Moorehead, Michael, CPL, (1973-1978) IN 111.6 Corporal
Anderson, Jason, SP 4, (1973-1975) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Specht, Ted, SP 4, (1973-1977) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Honeycutt, Donald, SGT, (1975-1978) TC Sergeant
Ricketts, William, SGT, (1971-1981) IN Sergeant
2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment

Ekman, Richard, LTC, (1967-1997) SF 18A Lieutenant Colonel
Clark, James (Jim), MAJ, (1966-1990) IN 1560 First Lieutenant
George, Earl, CPT, (1971-1977) IN 1543 First Lieutenant
Koch, Dave, COL, (1971-1998) IN 11A First Lieutenant
Taylor, Samuel, SGT, (1972-1976) IN 11C20 Sergeant
Hotaling, Jack, SP 4, (1981-1984) QM 94B Specialist 4
Reynolds, Harold, SP 4, (1971-1974) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Bernard, Wayne, PFC, (1971-1974) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Bernard, Wayne, PFC, (1971-1974) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Bernard, Wayne, PFC, (1971-1974) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Luciano, Wilber, MSG, (1973-1997) IN 11C10 Private (E-2)
Cubero, Juan, 1SG, (1972-1994) Private (E-2)
30th Infantry Regiment

Cates, Michael, SP 4, (1972-1974) Specialist 4
A Company

Pascale, George, SFC, (1974-1982) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Brown, Melvin, PV1, (1974-1976) QM 76Y Private
C Company

McRae, Nathaniel, MSG, (1963-1986) IN 111.1 Master Sergeant
Butler, Jeff, PVT2, (1971-1974) IN 11B10 Private (E-2)

Hall, Rod, PVT2, (1973-1975) MD 91A Private (E-2)
BURGER, CHRIS, MAJ, (1974-1994) SC 0205 First Lieutenant
Miller, Rudy, LTC, (1972-1995) IN 11C First Lieutenant
Mattos, Robert, MSG, (1951-1978) IN 11B10 Master Sergeant

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