Joseph G. Gray

Joseph G. Gray

Joseph G. Gray

Major General Joseph Gilbert Gray was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 5 November 1959. His first duty assignment was as Section Leader, 4.2 Mortar, Combat Support Company, 3rd Battle Group, 156th Infantry. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Training Officer, Company A, 12th Battalion, 3rd Regiment (AIT); Executive Officer, Headquarters Company, 3rd Regiment (AIT); Commander, Company A, 13th Battalion, 3rd Regiment (AIT); Commander, Company C, 14th Battalion (Basic Unit Training), 3rd Regiment (AIT); Executive Officer, Company A, 4th Battalion, 156th Infantry; Commander, Company A, 4th Battalion, 156th Infantry; Liaison Officer, 2nd Brigade, 39th Infantry Division; Sr Aide de Camp, 98th Division (Training); S-2, Committee Group, 98th Division (Training); S-2, 4th Brigade (CST), 95th Division (Training); S-2/3, 4th Brigade (CST), 95th Division (Training);  Assistant G-3 (TNG), 76th Division (Training); Chief, Test Section, 76th Division (Training); Deputy G-3, 76th Division (Training); Chief-Operations Branch, Maneuver Training Command, 80th Division (Training); Executive Officer, Support Battalion, 80th Division (Training); Commander, Support Battalion, 80th Division (Training); G-3, 80th Division (Training); ACS Civil Military Officer, 310th Theater Army Area Command; Commander, 55th Material Management Center, 310th TAACOM; Chief of Staff, 310th Theater Army Area Command; Commander, 220th Military Police Brigade (GOCOM), 97th Army Reserve Command. | His awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/2 Ten Year Devices, Army Service Ribbon, Emergency Service Medal (National Guard), National Guard Service Medal, Expert Infantryman Badge, Ranger Tab. | Military schools attended include: Ranger, Tactical Officer, Basic Officer Course, National Security Seminar, Advanced Officer Course, Command and General Staff College, Army War College, Reserve Components Defense Strategy Course, NATO Reserve Officers Orientation Course, Brigade Pre-Command Course. | Brigadier General Gray holds a BS degree in Political Science from the University of Northwestern Louisiana.

More Information

  • Rank

    Major General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1984

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01088