Gary D. Bingham
Colonel Gary Dean Bingham was commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer upon graduating from Officer Candidate School 18 January 1965 at Fort Benning, Georgia. His first duty assignment was as the Officer in Charge, Firing Range Committee, Headquarters 3rd Brigade (Training), Fort Ord, California. | His subsequent Active Duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, C Company 3rd Battalion, 3rd Brigade (Training) Fort Ord California; Officer in Charge, Infiltration Course Committee, Communications Group USATC Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Officer in Charge, Survival Escape and Evasion Committee, Communications Group USA TC Infantry, Fort Ord, California; Assistant Battalion Advisor 21st Infantry Division, IV Corps; WIA, Assistant Battalion Advisor, 5th Division, III Corps, Vietnam; Test Evaluation and Military Support Coordinator, III Corps, Vietnam; Commander, C Company, 3rd Basic Training Brigade, Fort Dix; Analyst, Military Region Desk, J-2, Military Assistant Command, Vietnam; Assistant G-2, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley; S-2 Support Command, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley; Commanding Officer, Company C (Automotive Regiment); Battalion Executive Officer, 3rd Battalion (Automotive), 91st Division; Military Police Team Leader/Chief Umpire, 91st Military Training Command; Battalion Commander, 1st Battalion, 91st Division (Training); Ground Operations officer (J312), Current Operations Division, Mobilization Designee, Headquarters Pacific Command; Command Duty Officer (J333), Command and Control Division, Mobilization Designee, Headquarters Pacific Command; Deputy, Office of Assistant Chief of Staff Intelligence, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington D.C. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with “V” Device, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star, Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal First Class, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge. | Colonel Bingham retired on 20 May 1994.