Paul J. Flynn

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Paul J. Flynn

Paul J. Flynn

Colonel Paul J. Flynn was commissioned as an Air Defense Officer after graduation of the Officer Candidate School Class 3-81, 27 July 1981. Colonel Flynn’s first duty assignment was as Redeye Platoon Leader, 1-62 ADA, 25th IN Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Vulcan Platoon Leader, B Battery 1-62 ADA 25th IN Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Executive Officer, D Battery 1-62 ADA 25th IN Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Assistant S-3 HHB 3-4 ADA 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battery Commander, C Battery 3-4 ADA 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Adjutant, HHB 3-4 ADA 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battery Commander, A Battery 3-4 ADA 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Detachment Commander, ODA 755 B Company 2-7 Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Group Adjutant, HHC 1-7 Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Detachment Commander, ODA 792 C Company 1-7 Special Forces Group, Fort Davis, Panama; Operations Officer, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Company Commander, A Company 1-7 Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Army Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Lima, Peru; Chief, South American Division J5, U.S. Southern Command, Miami, Florida; Defense and Army Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina; Defense and Army Attaché, U.S. Embassy, Dublin, Ireland; Command Inspector General, United States Forces-Afghanistan(S), Kandahar; and Command Inspector General, Massachusetts National Guard, Milford, Massachusetts. Command Inspector General, Massachusetts National Guard, Milford, Massachusetts. | Colonel Flynn's military awards and decorations include: Defense Superior Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Military Unit Award (6 awards), National Defense Service Medal (2 awards), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Ribbon (5 awards), and a NATO medal.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2011

  • Branch Of Service

    Air Defense Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_02539