SGT David A. 'Cowboy' Groth

SGT David A. 'Cowboy' Groth

Dates of Service: Sep 1976 - Sep 2000
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  • PVT Sep 76
  • PV2 Jan 78
  • PFC Dec 78
  • SPC Jun 80
  • SGT Sep 88

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'76 enlisted, '77 BCT&AIT, '79-'91 Co driver Hq. Co., Support platoon 88m, Bn. Main. light wheel vehicle mech. 19K , '95-2000 92Y assistant supply Sgt./ and armorer. Retired to IRR Sept. 2000. Machinist for 7 yrs., Ag. tech for the last 42 yrs. Married the love of my life on April 5th, 1980, been married for 40 wonderful yrs.

Military Experiences

Sep 1998 - Sep 2000
Assistant Spply Sergeant/ Armorer
Was also company commanders driver for 11 yrs. Retired to IRR Sept. 2000.
Sep 1998 - Sep 2000
Supply Clerk/ Armorer
Take care and maintain weapons, work with supply sergeant in distributing TA50 and working with Mess Sec.
Sep 1976 - Sep 2000
Commanders driver,and various other duties.
Fuel handler in Support Platoon. Bn. Xo's driver, light wheel vehicle mechanic, Co. commanders driver, and assistant supply sergeant/armorer.
Sep 1995 - Sep 1998
Handle and inspect weapons and other sensitive equipment in vault. Assist Supply Sergeant.


(1 month)
Jul 1996
Atlanta, Ga
Pre-Olympic security, combined with Air Guard, Navy Reserves, and Marine Reserves.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Sep 1977 - Oct 1977

64C/ 88M AIT 5th Bn 4th AIT Bde(Engr)

Jul 1977 - Oct 1977

Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Jul 1977 - Sep 1977

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Nov 1994 - Jun 1995

92Y Supply training,Phase 1 & 2.


Oct 2018

Certificate of Recognition 246th Armor Assoc.

Jul 2017

Certificate of Appreciation Calvin Center SDA Church

Jul 2015

Cold War Certificate, from Fort Knox

Jul 1996

Certificate of Appreciation, Centennial Olmypic Games

Security Clearance

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

Hartford Highschool, graduated June 1977

General education diploma.