Crane, Andrew, SSG

Armor (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1983-1985, 76Y10, HHC, 24th Medical Battalion, 24th Infantry Division
Previously Held MOS
57A-Duty Soldier
91A10-Medical Corpsman
76Y10-Unit Supply Specialist
Service Years
1962 - 1985
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur

Staff Sergeant

Seven Service Stripes

Five Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

18th Military Police Brigade 1st Infantry Division 25th Infantry Division 2nd Infantry Division

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) US Army Retired (Post-2007) French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Manchu Mile Cold War Medal

Order of The Spur Cold War Veteran Blue Star

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Military Order of the Purple HeartNational Rifle Association (NRA)3/4 Cav Association25th Infantry Division Association
22nd Infantry Regiment Society
  1986, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  2011, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
  2011, 25th Infantry Division Association [Verified]
  2011, 22nd Infantry Regiment Society [Verified]

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 Remembrance Profiles -  5 Soldiers Remembered

 Tributes from Members  
Tribute from A Troop 3/4 Cav posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 229
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Combat Medical 1st Award
Auto Rifle
Small Bore Rifle

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 185th Armor Regiment40th Armored DivisionUS Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY2nd Battalion, 36th Infantry
Letterman Army Medical Center (LAMC)4th Battalion, 65th Air Defense Artillery3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM)1st Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry 720th Military Police Battalion
18th Military Police BrigadeUnited States Army Garrison-V (USAG-V) Vicenza1st Battalion, 172nd Field ArtillerySchool Assignments - Staff
707th Support Battalion (Main)1st Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery2nd Battalion, 75th Field Artillery Regiment24th Medical Battalion, 24th Infantry Division
  1962-1965, 11D10, 1st Battalion, 185th Armor Regiment
  1962-1965, 11D10, 40th Armored Division
  1963-1963, 11D10, 1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Staff) Fort Knox, KY
  1966-1967, 11D10, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 36th Infantry
  1968-1968, 91A10, Letterman Army Medical Center (LAMC)
  1968-1968, 57A, HHB, 4th Battalion, 65th Air Defense Artillery
  1968-1968, 11D10, HHT, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1968-1969, 76Y10, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
  1969-1969, 76Y10, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
  1969-1969, 76Y10, HQ Forces Command (FORSCOM)
  1969-1970, 76Y10, HHB, 1st Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery
  1970-1970, 76Y10, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry
  1970-1971, 76Y10, B Company, 720th Military Police Battalion
  1970-1971, 76Y10, 18th Military Police Brigade
  1971-1972, 76Y10, United States Army Garrison-V (USAG-V) Vicenza
  1972-1974, 76Y10, A Battery, 1st Battalion, 172nd Field Artillery
  1974-1974, 76Y10, 1st WAC Basic Training Battalion (Cadre) Fort McClellan, Al
  1978-1979, 76Y10, 707th Support Battalion (Main)
  1980-1980, HHB, 1st Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery
  1980-1982, 76Y10, 2nd Battalion, 75th Field Artillery Regiment
  1983-1985, 76Y10, HHC, 24th Medical Battalion, 24th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 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?
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
  Jul 16, 2012, General Photos1
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