Joseph F. Hunt

HUNT,JOSEPH

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

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Senior Advisor, Viet Ranger Battalion, Military Advisory Command Vietnam, III Corps, Saigon, Vietnam
Highest Award
Silver Star
Year Inducted
1997
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_01848

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