Gary Lewis MacNamara

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Gary Lewis MacNamara
BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY

MACNAMARA, GARY LEWIS OF106350

Lieutenant Colonel, Infantry, USAR (Retired)

Date and Place of Birth: 16 September 1944, New York, New York

Years of Active Commissioned Service: 4 Years 7 Months

Total Years of Service: 28 Years 1 Month

Source and Date of Commission: ROTC, 3 September 1965

MILITARY SCHOOLS ATTENDED

United States Army Infantry School, Airborne Course 1965
United States Army Infantry School, Infantry Officer Basic Course 1965
United States Army Infantry School, Ranger Course 1967
HQ 82d Airborne Division, Jumpmaster Course 1967
HQ 82d Airborne Division, Raider Course (2 Weeks) 1967
United States Army Vietnam, Adviser Course 1968
United States Army Special Warfare Center, Special Forces Officer Course 1972
United States Army Infantry School, Infantry Officer Advanced Course 1978
United States Army Command & General Staff College, Officer Course, RC Resident 1979
United States Army Command & General Staff College, Instructor Orientation Course 1984
United States Army Command & General Staff College, CAS3 Internship (6 Weeks) 1989
United States Army Infantry School, 9 MM Train the Trainer Course 1990

CIVILIAN EDUCATION DEGREES RECEIVED

Xavier High School, New York, New York Graduate 1962
Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio BS, (German\Psychology) 1965
Cal. State Univ., Fullerton, California MPA, (Public Admin.\Per) 1980

US DECORATIONS\BADGES
Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal with 2nd award, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (DOMREP), Army Reserve Overseas Deployment Medal with 2nd award, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 4 bronze campaign stars, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with hourglass device, Army Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with ’60 device, Presidential Unit Citation with 1 oak leaf cluster, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry Unit citation with palm, Combat Infantryman Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Excellence-in-Competition Badge, Bronze-Rifle, Excellence-in-Competition Badge, Bronze-Pistol, Expert Qualification Badge (Rifle M16, pistol 9MM, pistol .45 cal.), Physical Fitness Excellence Badge, Special Forces Tab.

DUTY ASSIGNMENTS

Among his duty assignments are: Platoon Leader and S-3 Air with the 82nd Airborne Division, Company Commander and Bn. S-2 with the 2nd Bn. 5th Cav, 1st Air Cav Div. (RVN), S-3 Air with the 11 Spec. Forces Group (Abn), Company Commander, Asst. Bde S-2, Secretary to the General Staff, Bn. and Bde Operations Officer, 40th Inf Div. (M), Command and General Staff Instructor and CAS3 Staff Leader, Command and General Staff College CGSC), and Chief of Plans, 311th Corps Support Command (COSCOM).

MILITARY AFFILIATIONS

Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, 82nd Airborne Association (Secretary), Special Forces Association, Southern California Advisory Council CALARNG and the British Untied Services Club (BUSC)