Dennis, Jerry, SSG

Adjutant General (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
75B-Personnel Administration Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1982-1983, 71H10, 256th Infantry Brigade
Previously Held MOS
05B10-Radio Operator
71H10-Personnel Specialist
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Service Years
1983 - 1986
Foreign Language(s)
Arabic-Egyptian
Spanish
Vietnamese
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate
Iwo Jima Certificate


Honor Guard
Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


 Official Badges 

War Department Military Intelligence United States Taiwan Defense Command Career Counselor US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

CSA Southern Cross Army National Guard Retired Army Retired-Soldier for Life US Pacific Command

NSACSS Badge 256th Infantry Brigade


 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

Adjutant General Corps Shoulder Cord United Daughters' of the Confederacy Southern Cross of Honor Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration

Vietnam 50th Anniversary


 Military Association Memberships
Army Historical FoundationTWS Living History Team
  2010, Army Historical Foundation [Verified]
  2015, TWS Living History Team



 Remembrance Profiles -  618 Soldiers Remembered

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USAF Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)
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Adjutant General

 
 National Guard Awards


 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1983, Army Basic Training Waived (USAF Prior Service), H/71
 Unit Assignments
US Air Force1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment256th Infantry Brigade U.S. Army
  1970-1974, 05B10, US Air Force
  1982-1983, 71L10, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1982-1983, 71H10, 256th Infantry Brigade
  1983-1986, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1983-1986, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1983-1986, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1983-1986, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1984-1984, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1984-1984, 71L10, Primary NCO Course (PNCO)
  1984-1985, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
  1984-1985, 75B, NCO Education System (NCOES) Basic Course
  1985-1986, 75B, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1972-1973 Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
  1972-1973 Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
  1972-1973 Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Army?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Army?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Louisiana Tech University
  1985-1986, Louisiana Tech University
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