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CSM Joe Jack Singh

CSM Joe Jack Singh

Birth
Calexico, Imperial County, California, USA
Death 14 Feb 2010 (aged 76)
Hanford, Kings County, California, USA
Burial Hanford, Kings County, California, USA
Memorial ID 167152387 · View Source
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He chose to serve his country, starting his enlistment with the California National Guard in 1955, and going active duty in the regular Army in 1956. He attended basic training at Ft. Ord, California, then volunteered to jump out of planes and headed off to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, "Home of the Airborne" where he became a Paratrooper and Green Beret. Joe served with honor and had a successful career in the U.S. Army. He served with some of the Army's most illustrious units including tours with the 11th, 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions, the 7th, 24th and 25th Infantry Divisions, and the 1st, 5th, 6th, 8th, and 10th Special Forces Groups. Joe was a combat hardened soldier who served 46 months in Vietnam. His numerous awards and decorations include two Bronze Star Medals with V device, Army Commendation Medal with V device, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Silver and Bronze star devices, four Navy achievement Medals with V device, Khmer Rhue Medal with Bronze Star from Cambodia, Combat Infantrymen Badge, and the Master Parachutest Badge. He received specialized training in Operations and Intelligence, Jumpmaster, Halo, and Counter-Insurgency. His last assignment was as the Division Command Sergeant Major of the 7th Infantry Division at Ft. Ord, California.


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  • Created by: patricia daudelin mccraney
  • Added: 18 Jul 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 167152387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CSM Joe Jack Singh (29 Sep 1933–14 Feb 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 167152387, citing Calvary Cemetery, Hanford, Kings County, California, USA ; Maintained by patricia daudelin mccraney (contributor 46913472) .