SSG Gerhard S.

SSG Gerhard S.

Dates of Service: May 1983 - May 2005
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  • PVT Oct 83
  • PV2 Apr 84
  • PFC Nov 84
  • SPC Jun 85
  • SGT Jun 86
  • SSG Nov 94

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22 Years of Active and National Guard Experience, all of it as a Paratrooper: 3 Years assigned to Signal Co., 10th SFG(A) as TeleCom Ctr. Operator. The balance as an 11B as a LRS Team Leader with F Co. 425th IN (LRSC), including an OIF Tour 2004-2005. Retired from Military Duty into the Retired Reserve in May of 2005. Presently a retired Firefighter/Paramedic Lieutenant with 20+ years of Exp.

Military Experiences

May 2005 - Oct 2016
Retired SSG
Jan 1987 - May 2005
F/425 IN
LRS Team Leader
Led, Developed, and Trained Long Range Surveillance Team for training, tactical and combat operations in Iraq.
Oct 1983 - Oct 1986
Base Operations Com Center Supervisor
Supervised Special Forces Base Operations Plt Teletype Section. Preparing, encrypting, receiving, decrypting tactical communications.


(1 year, 1 month)
Feb 2004 - Feb 2005
Iraq ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Led a Long Range Surveillance team on dozens of Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Sniper, Counter-Sniper, Counter-Rocket/IED Missions. Led Convoy Missions between BIAP and Abu Ghraib.

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