Gay, Walter, MSG

Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Quartermaster Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
92Y-Unit Supply Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Quartermaster Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2005-2005, 92Y, 1st Infantry Division
Previously Held MOS
92G-Food Service Specialist
Service Years
1970 - 2010
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Cold War Certificate

Master Sergeant

Twelve Service Stripes

Four Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

1st Infantry Division ARNG Recruiting & Retention Badge (Basic) Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

Schutzenschnur Bronze

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of the Vietnam WarN/AMember-at-LargeDisabled American Veterans (DAV)
American LegionPost 1Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)Chapter 35
Society of 1st Infantry Division Americal Division Veterans Association
  2006, Veterans of the Vietnam War [Verified]1
  2007, Combat Infantrymen's Association, N/A (Member) [Verified]1
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Member-at-Large (National President) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page
  2009, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified]1 - Assoc. Page
  2009, American Legion [Verified]1 - Assoc. Page
  2010, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 1 (Member) (Rochaster, New Hampshire) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page
  2010, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA), Chapter 35 (Secretary) (Greenland, New Hampshire)1
  2010, Society of 1st Infantry Division [Verified]1
  2011, Americal Division Veterans Association [Verified]2

 Additional Information
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Auto Rifle

 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1970, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Dix, NJ), A/3
  1970, 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Ord, CA), C1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
23rd Infantry Division (Americal)1st Battalion, 6th Infantry 198th Light Infantry Brigade123rd Aviation Battalion
First Army (1st Army)3rd Infantry Division3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry (Rakkasans)Special Troops Battalion, 101st Division
133rd Engineer Battalion76th Infantry DivisionArmy Reserve187th Infantry Brigade
94th Regional Readiness Command167th Support Group13th Support Brigade1st Infantry Division
  1970-1971, 11B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1970-1971, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry
  1970-1971, 11B10, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1970-1971, 11B10, HHC, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry
  1971-1971, 11B10, 123rd Aviation Battalion
  1971-1973, 11B10, First Army (1st Army)
  1973-2006, 11B10, 3rd Infantry Division
  1976-1977, 11B10, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry (Rakkasans)
  1976-1977, 11B10, Special Troops Battalion, 101st Division
  1977-1989, 92Y, 133rd Engineer Battalion
  1989-1990, 11B10, 76th Infantry Division
  1989-2010, 92Y, Retired Reserve
  1991-1993, 92G, 187th Infantry Brigade
  1993-2002, 92Y, 94th Regional Readiness Command
  2002-2006, 92Y, 167th Support Group
  2003-2005, 92G, 167th Support Group
  2004-2005, 92G, 13th Support Brigade
  2004-2005, 92G, 1st Infantry Division
  2005-2005, 92Y, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
  1976-1976 Training Exercise - Reforger '76
  1990-1990 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia
  2000-2000 North American Blizzard Relief
  2003-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)/Camp Speicher, Tirkrit, Iraq
  2004-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)
 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?
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?
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.
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jan 01, 2006, Retired1
  Sep 13, 2013, General Photos
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