SSG Lloyd Becker BSBA-HCM, MBA

SSG Lloyd Becker BSBA-HCM, MBA

Dates of Service: Aug 1968 - Aug 1988
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  • PVT Aug 68
  • PV2 Dec 68
  • PFC Jan 69
  • SPC
  • SGT
  • SSG Sep 77

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I started out in the Field Artillery and later re-trained to the Chemical Corps. I was an instructor at the Chemical School and from that instructorship, I wound up re-training two battalions in common soldier skills to include officers and senior enlisted in the engineers and the artillery. The FA Battalion I was with, I held 3 jobs before I took over the ammo section.

Military Experiences

Jun 1985 - Aug 1988
NBC Operations
Assigned initially to HHB, but went to B Btry. I was the unit NBC NCO, but doubled in as the Battalion NBC Operations NCO. I was also the Main/Senior trainer for the battalion for common soldier/NBC training. Before retiring, I took over the Battery Ammo Section, because the battery lost their ammo sergeant due to PCS.
Jan 1969 - Jan 1970
I, among others provided fire support to the Diamonds and other defensive targets. H&I fires to disrupt supply lines along the Ho Chi Mien Trail. Provided LZ prep to clear the area for the infantry. Days were long and the nights were short. Most of all fires were done at night.


(10 years, 2 months)
Jul 1982 - Jun 1985
23rd Engineer Battalion, Hessen-Homberg Kaserne (Hanau). Battalion Chemical NCO.
Mar 1978 - Aug 1980
242nd Chemical Detachment, FA/FB Decon Unit, attached to 501st Transportation Battalion. Montieth Barracks. Later, redesignated to the 69th Chemical Company.
Jun 1974 - Jun 1976
B Battery 1/22 FA, Pinder Kaserne, Zirndorf
Mar 1971 - Dec 1971
Vietnam War
C Battery 2/11 FA, (Pigs) 101st Airborne (Airmobile) at Camp Eagle. Fire Bases: Mei Lei; Brick; Bastogne; There were a few more.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees