Gary A. Freese

FREESE,GARY
Gary A. Freese

Gary A. Freese

Colonel Gary Alan Freese was commissioned a Quartermaster Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 5-88, 19 August 1988. His first duty assignment was as a Supply Management Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 134th Supply and Serviced Battalion, Johnston, Iowa. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, 1034th Quarter Master Supply Co, Johnston, IA; S-1, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 185th S&S Battalion, Johnston, Iowa; S2/S3, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 185th Support Battalion (COPRPS), Johnston, Iowa; Detachment Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 185th Support Battalion (COPRPS), Johnston, Iowa; Executive Officer, HHD 185th Support Battalion (COPRPS), Johnston, Iowa; Battalion Executive Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment (HHD), 134th Quarter Master Battalion (WS), Johnston, Iowa; Assistant S-3, 67th Troop Command, Johnston, Iowa; Battalion Commander, 134th Quarter Master Battalion, Johnston, Iowa; Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics Branch Chief, Joint Forces Headquarters, Iowa, Johnston, Iowa; Executive Officer, 67th Troop Command, Iowa City, Iowa; Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff for National Guard Affairs, Combined Force Land Component Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq; Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, JFHeadquarters-IA, Johnston, Iowa; Commander, 67th Troop Command, Iowa City, Iowa; Chief of Staff, Iowa Army National Guard, Johnston, Iowa. | Colonel Freese's military awards and badges include: Army Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Commendation Medal w/ Silver and w/ 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Good Conduct Medal; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ Silver and w/ 2 Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters; National Defense Service Medal w/ Numeral 2; Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon w/ Numeral 3; Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon second Award; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Iowa Meritorious Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Iowa Commendation Medal w/ Silver Oak Leaf Cluster; Iowa Active Duty for Training Ribbon; Iowa Recruiting Ribbon; Iowa State Service Ribbon w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Iowa Humanitarian Service Ribbon.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Chief of Staff | Iowa Army National Guard | Johnston, Iowa

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2009

  • Branch Of Service

    Quartermaster Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_02467