SFC Greg Bruorton

SFC Greg Bruorton

Dates of Service: Feb 1960 - Mar 1980
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • PVT Feb 60
  • PV2 Jun 60
  • PFC Oct 60
  • SPC Apr 61
  • SGT Oct 62
  • SSG Oct 66
  • SFC Jan 69

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Bio 

Served in the 12th Signal Group located at Danang, Vietnam, from Mar 1971 to Feb 1972 as Group S-3 Operations NCOIC, and Communications Centers NCOICs in various Signal units. Completed basic Airborne class at Fort Bragg on 1 June 1973 with the 82nd Abn Div cadre. Was promoted to master sergeant E8 in August 1979, but declined promotion for subsequent retirement for personal reasons.

Military Experiences

Aug 1979 - Mar 1980
NCOIC/Asst Special Security Officer
Performed duties as NCOIC and Assistant Special Security Officer at the Fort Bragg Detachment.
Oct 1976 - Aug 1979
Special Security Officer, 82nd Airborne Division
Compiled Special Compartmented information and then briefed the division commander, his staff, and brigade commanders and staffs.
Feb 1972 - Nov 1974
NCOIC
Performed duties as Relay Station Supervisor, NCOIC Communications Terminal operations, communications instructor in a SCI communications scenario.
Apr 1963 - Apr 1965
Drill Sergeant and Instructor
Led the company in PT exercises, instructed platoon members in close-order drill and communications techniques, and was among the chief military instructors in the company.

Deployments

(7 years, 5 months)
Dec 1974 - Nov 1975
SSO, 2nd Inf Div, Tong du Chon, Korea
Worked as NCOIC of the Special Security Office Detachment for the 2nd Inf Div. Compiled SCI and briefed division commander, staff, and brigade commanders and staffs on a weekly basis while giving direct communications support to the division commander.
Mar 1971 - Feb 1972
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Vietnam War
S-3 Operations NCO and Communications Inspector in the 12th Signal Group. Flew to various communications sites in South Vietnam for inspection purposes. Subsequently assigned to Danang Relay Station and then to 270th Signal Co as NCOIC of tactical and fixed communications sites.
Jul 1968 - Feb 1971
Prum and Stuttgart, Germany
Worked tactical communications and in S-3 106 Signal Support Group in Prum. Upon promotion to E7 in Jan 1969 was assigned to EUSECOM, Stuttgart, where I worked in a fixed communications facility at Patch Barracks.
Apr 1965 - Oct 1966
Dominican Republic
Worked in tactical communications in San Isidro and later as Reenlistment NCO in Santo Domingo with the 206th Signal Company, 50th Signal Battalion (Abn).

Military Credentials

Individual & Special Skill Schools

1976

CLEP GEN EXAM 7

1976

USASC Ft Gordon, GA - Adv Co NCOES

1975

USASC Ft Gordon, GA --SIDPERS

1973

Amer Auto Tng Cen (EXT) Kansas City, KS-RPG&COBOL Programming

Certifications

Mar 1980

US Army Retirement--HQ, XVIII AbnC, Ft Bragg, NC

Feb 1980

Awarded 1OLC, MSM, XVIII AbnC, Ft Bragg, NC

May 1979

Sixth Award, GCM w/clasp--358 ASA Co, 82 AbnDiv Ft Bragg, NC

Jun 1977

Ltrs of Appreciation--HQ, 82 AbnDiv & Cdr, 313 CEWI Bn, Ft Bragg, NC

Security Clearance
None / Expired

Personal Information

Interests
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