Jack Ray Garris

Jack Ray Garris

Jack Ray Garris

Colonel Jack Ray Garris was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 14 December 1963. His first duty assignment was as a Training Officer, Company E, 2nd Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Company Commander, D Company, 2nd Training Brigade, U.S. Army Training Center Infantry, Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Battalion Advisor, 3rd Battalion, 46th Regiment and Assistant G3 Advisor, 25th Army Republic of Vietnam Division, Duc Hoa, Republic of Vietnam; Instructor Commander and Staff Department and Chief, Special Operations Branch, Command and Staff Department, U.S. Army Armor School, Fort Knox, Kentucky; Company Commander, Company B and Battalion Assistant S3, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne), An Khe, Republic of Vietnam; Battalion S3, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Operations Training Staff Office, Headquarters First Reserve Officer Training Corps Region, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion S3 and Battalion Executive Officer 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Staff Office, Headquarters U.S. Army Europe, 7th Army Officer Deputy Chief of Staff Operations, Hiedelberg, Germany; Plans Officer, Headquarters Rapid Deployment, Joint Task Force, Macdill Air Force Base, Flordia; Commander, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Deputy Chief of Staff, 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell Kentucky; Corps G3, I Corps, Fort Lewis, Washington; Brigade Commander, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Diovision, Camp Howze, Korea; Chief, Joint Doctrine Division, J7 Office Joint Chiefs of Staff, The Pentagon.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    2000

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_02017