Colonel Many-Bears Grinder was commissioned a Transportation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 2-7-F2-RC 82, 16 November 1982. Her first duty assignment was as Transportation Officer, Detachment 2, State Area Command, California Army National Guard, San Luis Obispo, California. | Her subsequent duty assignments include Administrative Officer, Detachment 2, State Area Command, California Army National Guard; Commander, 351st Service and Support Company, San Luis Obispo, California; Supply Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Support Squadron, 278th Armor Cavalry Regiment, Knoxville, Tennessee; Assistant Inspector General, Headquarters, State Area Command, Tennessee Army National Guard, Nashville, Tennessee; S-4, 80th Troop Command, Smyrma, Tennessee; Recruiting and Retention Training Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command, Tennessee Army National Guard, Nashville, Tennessee; Executive Officer, 168th Military Police Battalion, Lebanon, Tennessee; Commander, Recruiting and Retention Command, Smyrna, Tennessee; Resource Manager, Headquarters, State Area Command, Nashville, Tennessee. | Her military awards and decorations include: the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Service Ribbon and Good Conduct Ribbon w/ 2 Knots.
Fort Benning, Georgia
Commander | Recruiting and Retention Command | Smyrna, Tennessee
Meritorious Service Medal
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