Jerry R. Fry

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Jerry R. Fry

Colonel Jerry Fry was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-66, 14 January 1966. His first duty assignment was as Brigade Adjutant (S-1), Provisional Training Brigade, Fort Riley, Kansas. | His subsequent duty assignments included: Battalion Adjutant (S-1), 1/11 Artillery, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Infantry Platoon Leader C/2/39 Infantry, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas; Helicopter Gunship Section Leader, 17th Assault Helicopter Company, Vietnam; General Support Platoon Leader, B Company 101st Aviation Battalion, Vietnam; Assistant Division Aviation Officer, Headquarters, 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam; Brigade Aviation Operations Officer, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airmobile Division, Vietnam; Company Commander, A/1/501 Airborne Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airmobile Division, Vietnam; Company Commander, C/2/504 Airborne Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, Headquarters Company, 2/504 Airborne Infantry, 82nd Airborne, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; S-3 Air, 2/504 Airborne Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; ROTC Instructor (S-1, S-3), Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania S-3, 2nd Aviation Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Korea; Aide-de-camp to Corps Commander, I Corp Group, Republic of Korea; Combat Support Coordinator, 8th Army, attached to the 1st Republic of Korea Army; Commander, U.S. Army Parachute Team, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Foreign Area Officer, Army Attaché Office, American Consulate, Hong Kong; Chief, Army Security Assistance Office, American Embassy, Islamabad, Pakistan; Staff Officer, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G3/G4, Army Staff, Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Professor of Military Science, Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania; Defense & Army Attaché, American Embassy, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, West Africa (Accreted to: Ghana, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, and Niger.) | His military education consist of: the Army War College; Command and General Staff College, receiving a Master’s Degree in Military Arts and Science; Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management; Infantry Officer Advanced Course; Helicopter and Fixed Wing Flight Schools; Foreign Area Officer Qualification Course; Attaché Qualification Course; Security Assistance Management Course; assorted language schools (Korean, Chinese, and French); Jump, Ranger, and Pathfinder Schools, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His military awards include the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC); Silver Star; Defense Superior Service Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross; Bronze Star; Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Army Meritorious Service Medal; Air Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense and Vietnam Service Medals; Combat Infantryman Badge; Army Staff Identification Badge; Ranger Tab; Master Parachutist Badge; Senior Aviator Badge and the Pathfinder Badge.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Cross
Year Inducted
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