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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 Tributes from Members  
Military Bio posted by SC Glaeseman, Ron R, SP 5 4
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   1987-1990, 00R , 7th Signal Brigade

Master Sergeant
From Month/Year
January / 1987
To Month/Year
January / 1990
7th Signal Brigade Unit Page
Master Sergeant
00R -Retention
Coleman Barracks, Mannheim
 7th Signal Brigade Details

7th Signal Brigade
Support Unit
Parent Unit
Signal Units
Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Jul 6, 2018
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
Me, Brian Picerno, Louie Santos, Louie's wife, Unknown, and Earl Rochell and friends riding the Ski Lift to the top of the Alps in Germany.

My Photos For This Unit
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19 Members Also There at Same Time
7th Signal Brigade

Patterson, Ronnie, SFC, (1971-1991) AG 71L10 Sergeant First Class
Moriarty, Sean, LTC, (1990-2008) SC 25A Second Lieutenant
Stamm, David, CW4, (1973-1997) SC 256A Chief Warrant Officer 2
Burch, James, SGM, (1970-1998) SC 31W10 First Sergeant
Garcia-torres, Miguel a., SFC, (1974-1995) QM 92Z Sergeant First Class
Lambert, Larry, MSG, (1977-1997) SC 31Z Sergeant First Class
Serach, Dennis, SFC, (1971-1993) QM 92Z Sergeant First Class
Pavlas, Anton, SSG, (1978-1991) SC 31N Staff Sergeant
Aberle, Lawrence, 1LT, (1984-Present) SC 31L Sergeant
Bowman, Kenneth, SGT, (1985-1991) TC 88M10 Sergeant
Hillman, Quincy, SFC, (1990-Present) SC 31R Sergeant
Lowery, Kevin, MSG, (1985-Present) OD 63B Sergeant
Sumner, Jr., Lynwood David, SFC, (1983-2004) SC 26Q Sergeant
Martin, Dean, SFC, (1986-2007) SC 31M Specialist 4
Scott, James, SFC, (1987-2008) SC 31T Specialist 4
Yancey, Timothy, SSG, (1989-Present) SC 36L10 Specialist 4
Hochstetler, Ron, SFC, (1975-1997) Sergeant First Class
Kreps, Kenneth, SFC, (1967-1988) Sergeant First Class
Carr, Reginald, WO1, (1988-2009) Corporal

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