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SCOTT R GARRETT

SGT

US ARMY

HOME : GLENDORA, CA

Plaque : Wall 3, Row B, Col 7

SCOTT R GARRETT WAS BORN ON JAN.26, 1980 TO STEVEN AND SUSAN GARRETT IN GLENDORA,CA. SCOTT GRADUATED FROM CORVALLIS H.S. IN CORVALLIS MONTANA IN 1998 AND ENTERED SERVICE TWO YEARS LATER. SCOTTS DESIRE TO ENTER THE MILITARY CAME FROM THE LONG LINE OF FAMILY MEMBERS THAT HAD SERVED OVER THE YEARS DURING CONFLICT AND PEACETIME. HIS MOST DIRECT INSPIRATION CAME FROM HIS FATHER STEVEN, WHO DECIDED TO RE-ENLIST AFTER A 17 YEAR BREAK IN SERVICE. WHILE SCOTT WAS DEPLOYED TO KANDAHAR AFGHANISTAN, HIS FATHER WAS SERVING IN TIKRIT,IRAQ. SGT. SCOTT R. GARRETT SERVED IN THE US ARMY FROM MAY 2000 UNTIL MAY 2006 AS A BLACKHAWK HELICOPTER MAINTAINER AND FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR. HE SERVED WITH BRAVO CO. 2/10 ASSAULT HELICOPTER BATTALION WHERE HE SAW TOURS AT CAMP BONDSTEEL, KOSOVO AND KANDAHAR AFGHANISTAN. DURING HIS SERVICE HE RECEIVED MULTIPLE AWARDS INCLUDING THE ARMY AIR MEDAL,THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM MEDAL, THE KOSOVO CAMPAIGN MEDAL, THE NATO MEDAL, 2 ARMY COMMENDATION MEDALS AND THE ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL. AFTER SERVICE SCOTT GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON WITH A BACHELORS DEGREE IN PLANNING, PUBLIC POLICY AND MANAGEMENT. HE WAS INDUCTED INTO PHI THETA KAPPA & PHI ALPHA ALPHA HONOR SOCIETIES WHILE ALSO BEING HONORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON WITH A CENTURION AWARD, WHICH RECOGNIZES THE TOP 1OO STUDENT LEADERS BOTH IN & OUT OF THE CLASSROOM.

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Medals

ARMY AIR MEDAL, GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL, KOSOVO CAMPAIGN MEDAL, NATO MEDAL, 2 ARMY COMMENDATION MEDALS, ARMY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL

Theatre of Operation

KOSOVO/AFGHANISTAN