Joseph F. Hunt

HUNT,JOSEPH
Joseph F. Hunt

Joseph F. Hunt

Colonel Joseph F. Hunt was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School, Class 8-69, 4 March 1969. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Ranger Department, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Senior Advisor, Viet Ranger Battalion, Military Advisory Command Vietnam, III Corps, Saigon, Vietnam; Ranger Reconnaissance, Military Advisory Command Vietnam, III Corps, Vietnam; Senior Reconnaissance Instructor, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas; Chief Instructor, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Assistant S-3, 2d Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, B Company, 2d Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Area Commander, U.S. Army Recruiting Command, Fayetteville, North Carolina; Organizational Effectiveness Staff Officer, Berlin Brigade, Berlin, Germany; Aide-de-Camp, Office of the Commander, Berlin Brigade, Berlin, Germany; Operations Officer, 4th Battalion, 6th Infantry, Berlin, Germany; G3 Plans Officer, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officer, 3d Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; G3 Operations Officer, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Deputy Regimental Commander, 3d U.S. Infantry (The Old Guard), Fort Myer, Virginia; Commander, 3d Battalion, 27th Infantry, 7th Infantry Division (Light), Fort Ord, California; Commander, 3d Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, GA; Commander, 3d US Infantry (The Old Guard); Fort Myer, Virginia; J3, Special Operations Command Europe, Stuttgart, Germany; Assistant Chief of Staff, G3, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, Training Support Brigade, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | Colonel Hunt's military awards include: Silver Star; Defense Superior Service Medal; Legion of Merit w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star w/2 V device and w/ 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; Purple Heart; Defense Meritorious Service Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Clusters; Air Medal w/V Device and w/4 Oak Leaf Clusters; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal w/V Device and w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Achievement Medal; Army of Occupation Medal; National Defense Service Medal with Bronze Star; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Arrowhead Device and Bronze Star; Vietnam Service Medal with Silver Star; Southwest Asia Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with 3 Awards; Vietnam Honor Medal, 1st Class; Vietnam Staff Service Medal, 1st Class; Vietnam Air Service Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Kuwait Liberation Medal; Joint Meritorious Unit Award w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Superior Unit Award; Vietnam Cross of Gallantry Unit Award with Palm; Combat Infantryman Badge; Master Parachutist Badge with Combat Star; Pathfinder Badge; Air Assault Badge; Ranger Tab; Republic of Vietnam Parachute Wings; British Army Parachute Wings; Romanian Parachute Wings; Israeli Airborne Wings; Greek Parachute Wings; French Airborne Wings; German Airborne Wings

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | Training Support Brigade | Fort Sam Houston, Texas

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01848