Col Jerry Smith

Col Jerry Smith

Dates of Service: Dec 1982 - Nov 2012
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  • 2ndLt Dec 82
  • 1stLt
  • Capt
  • Maj
  • LtCol
  • Col Oct 04
Commissioning Source:  ROTC, Dec 1982

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Graduated & commissioned from Texas A&M University in Dec 82. Two combat command tours (OIF/EOF), other assignments included Barracks duty (Rota), Warfighting Instructor at USMC Cmd & Staff College; I MEF Staff, & Professor of Naval Science at Texas A&M University. After retiring in 2012, he became the first Director of the new TAMU Veteran Resource & Support Center.


(1 year)
Nov 2006 - Feb 2007
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
RSOC Commander ETT 3-3 Camp Blackhorse
Jan 2003 - Aug 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Commanding Officer 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division Fired over 5500 155mm rounds from Kuwait to Baghdad and to Tikrit with TF Tripoli.

Civilian Experiences

Sep 2012 - Present
Director, Veteran Resource & Support Center
I lead the Texas A&M University Veteran Resource & Support Center efforts to accomplish the following mission: The VRSC supports Texas A&M’s Division of Student Affairs vision of preeminence by identifying, developing, and providing uniquely tailored services that enhance academic success and holistic development among Veterans & Military-Affiliated students which include: Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, Military Families, and Survivors. The VRSC facilitates the Aggie Veteran & Military-Affiliated transitions by integrating the Aggie Core Values with the foundational VRSC philosophy of Serve Well Those Who Have Served. We lead or support 26 campus programs & conduct dozens of events each year to support student veteran success. Our Aggie Veteran Network is 1 of our 3 Core Programs