Glenn W. Harp
Colonel Glenn W. Harp was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery Branch upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-82 in March of 1982. His first duty assignment was as Fire Director Officer, Firing Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, Battery C, 94th Field Artillery, and Assistant Battalion Operations Officer, Combat Support Battalion, Berlin Brigade. | His subsequent assignments include: Operations Duty Officer, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Commander, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Firing Battery Commander, 1st Battalion (Airborne) 39th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Aide-de-camp to Commanding General, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Fire Support Instructor, Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma; Brigade Fire Support Officer, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Battalion Operations Officer (S3), 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Fires Support Observer Controller, Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Artillery G3, XVIII Airborne Corps 1st Battalion, (Air Assault) 377th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Commander, XVIII Airborne Corps 1st Battalion, (Air Assault), 377th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Fire Support Coordinator, Task Force Tarawa Operational Iraqi freedom 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Iraq; Force Fires Coordinator II, Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp LeJuene, North Carolina; Brigade Commander, 4th Battlefield Coordination Detachment, Combined Operations Center, Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar; Deputy Commander, United States Army Combat Readiness / Safety Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama. | Colonel Harp's military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster). Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army of Occupation Medal, National Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Armed Service Reserve Medal and the Master Parachutist and Air Assault badges. | Colonel Harp retired on 31 August 2009 after 28 years of distinguished service to the United States Army and our great nation.