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
36A-Wireman
36K10-Tactical Wire Operations Specialist
05C10-Radio Teletype Operator
31B-Field Communications Electronics Equipment Mechanic
31G-Tactical Communications Chief
31V10-Tactical Communications Operator/Mechanic
Service Years
1964 - 1991
Foreign Language(s)
German
Korean
Vietnamese
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Master Sergeant


Eight Service Stripes



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Post-2007) Career Counselor I Field Force, Vietnam US Army Retired




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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 http://eraya.fotki.com/ 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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   1974-1976, 31G, B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 26th Field Artillery

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
October / 1974
To Month/Year
December / 1976
Unit
B Battery Unit Page
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
31G-Tactical Communications Chief
Location
Darmstadt
Country/State
Germany
 
 
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 B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 26th Field Artillery Details

B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 26th Field Artillery
Type
Artillery Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Redesignated
Parent Unit
2nd Battalion, 26th Field Artillery
Strength
Battery
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2019
   
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
About January 1974, after leaving Fort Knox, KY with the Rank of SP5, I was assigned to the 1st Bn 30th Infantry at Schweinfurt, Germany as a "31G-Tactical Communications Chief" and Rank of SP5. After about 6 months I was promoted to SSG (E-6) and because my current assignment did not have a Slot for an E-6 with my PMOS, I was reassigned to B-Battery, (Target Acquisition Battery) 1st Bn 26th Arty located at that time in Babbenhousen Germany, and a few months later the Unit moved to Darmstadt and I remained there until about January 1977 when I returned to the USA, and stationed at Fort Campbell, KY.

   
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1 Member Also There at Same Time
B Battery

Davis, Ronald, SP 4, (1971-1974) FA 93F Specialist 4

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