Carl E. Bryant, Jr.
Colonel Carl H. Bryant, Jr. was commissioned a Signal Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Reserve Component Class 1-83, 27 May 1983. His first duty assignment was as a Platoon Leader, Company B, 230th Signal Battalion, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Cable Communication Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 130th Signal Battalion, Greensboro, North Carolina; Company Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 130th Signal Battalion, Greensboro, North Carolina; Operations Officer, 105th Engineer Group, Winston-Salem, North Carolina; Company Commander, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 105th Engineer Group, Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Supply Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 30th Engineer Brigade (TA), Charlotte, North Carolina; Logistics Officer, 30th Engineer Brigade (TA), Charlotte, North Carolina; Assistant State Training Officer, Headquarters State Area Command, Raleigh, North Carolina; and Battalion Commander, 105th Engineer Battalion, Raeford, North Carolina. | Colonel Bryant's military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, Humanitarian Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Service Medal w/ 20 year Device, Army Reserve Component Overseas Ribbon with Numeral 5 Device. Other awards include: North Carolina Meritorious Medal, North Carolina Commendation Medal, North Carolina Achievement Medal, North Carolina Service Ribbon with Gold Hornet's Nest, North Carolina National Guard Governor's Unit Citation w/ Gold Hornet's Nest, North Carolina National Guard Meritorious Unit Citation, Tennessee National Guard Commendation Medal, Army Physical Fitness Badge, Driver's and Mechanic Badge and the Saint Barbara Award. | At the time of his induction, Colonel Bryant was serving as J1, Deputy Chief of Staff, Personnel, Joint Forces Headquarters, North Carolina Army National Guard, Raleigh, North Carolina.