Turnbow, Clentis D., 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
71L40-Senior Administrative Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1963-1965, 71B10, 517th Medical Company (Clearing), 43rd Combat Support Group
Previously Held MOS
711-Clerk Typist
71B10-Clerk-Typist
71J-Pay Records Specialist
71H10-Personnel Specialist
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Service Years
1962 - 1982
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Certificate Of Achievement
Cold War Certificate
Soldier of the Month
US Army Disabled Veteran Certificate

Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

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

Adjutant General Corps Shoulder Cord Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary


 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
I am retired.

  

Other Comments:
Not Specified

   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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  • Argo, James, S/Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Brown (MOH), Robert Evan, CPT, (1918-1952)
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Rifle
Auto Rifle
Carbine
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Adjutant General

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1962, 12th Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Knox, KY), C/4
 Unit Assignments
US Army517th Medical Company (Clearing), 43rd Combat Support Group AMEDD Activity Fort Monmouth, NJ70th Engineer Battalion
Fort Dix, NJUS Army Vietnam (USARV)MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)US Navy
  1962-1962, 711, (711) Clerk Typist Course
  1962-1963, 71B10, US Army Hospital, Fort Jay, NY
  1963-1965, 71B10, 517th Medical Company (Clearing), 43rd Combat Support Group
  1965-1966, 71H10, AMEDD Activity Fort Monmouth, NJ
  1966-1967, 71J, 70th Engineer Battalion
  1967-1968, 71H10, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Dix, NJ
  1968-1969, 71L10, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1969-1969, 71L40, MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
  1973-1982, US Navy
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)1
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 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.
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Police Together We ServedChapter 70TWS Profile IntegrityAmerican Veterans (AMVETS)
Chapter 875Wounded Warrior Project
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Member-at-Large (National President) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of Kentucky (Member) (Louisville, Kentucky) - Chap. Page
  1996, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5409, Denver Hudgens Post (National President) (Bardwell, Kentucky) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4862, Jones-Walker Post (Life Member) (Union City, Tennessee) - Chap. Page
  2009, Navy Together We Served
  2009, Army Together We Served [Verified]
  2011, American Legion, Post 57 (Member) (Union City, Tennessee) - Chap. Page
  2012, Police Together We Served
  2018, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 70 (Member) (Memphis, Tennessee) - Chap. Page
  2018, TWS Profile Integrity
  2018, American Veterans (AMVETS) - Assoc. Page
  2018, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 875 (Member) (Memphis, Tennessee) - Chap. Page
  2018, Wounded Warrior Project
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