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
75B10-Personnel Administration Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1982-1983, 71H10, 256th Infantry Brigade
Previously Held MOS
05B10-Radio Operator
71L10-Administrative Specialist
71H10-Personnel Specialist
Service Years
1983 - 1986
Foreign Language(s)
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 

US Pacific Command NSACSS Badge 256th Infantry Brigade Career Counselor

Army Retired-Soldier for Life War Department Military Intelligence United States Taiwan Defense Command US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

CSA Southern Cross Army National Guard Retired

 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 Associations and Other Affiliations
Army Historical FoundationTWS Living History Team
  2010, Army Historical Foundation [Verified]
  2015, TWS Living History Team

 Remembrance Profiles -  617 Soldiers Remembered

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USAF Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)
Adjutant General

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1983, Army Basic Training Waived (USAF Prior Service), H/71
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Air Force1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment256th Infantry Brigade U.S. Army
  1970-1974, 05B10, US Air Force
  1982-1983, 71L10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1982-1983, 71H10, 256th Infantry Brigade
  1983-1986, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1983-1986, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1983-1986, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1983-1986, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1984-1984, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1984-1984, 71L10, Primary NCO Course (PNCOC)
  1984-1985, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
  1984-1985, 75B10, NCO Education System (NCOES) Basic Course
  1985-1986, 75B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  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 made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Did you encounter any situation during your military service when you believed there was a possibility you might not survive? If so, 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 was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is 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?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount 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 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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