Larry Geno '89

Served in the Air Force 1973 - 1977 active duty, rank E5 Senior Airman

Basic Training, Lackland Air Force Base TX

MOS Training, Keesler Air Force Base MS

Stationed, Holbrook, AZ - SAC, Combat Evaluation Group


Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal

Took part in the B1, Lancer bomber test program.

Army Reserve 1985-2004, rank E7 Sergeant First Class and retirement

Served with the 389th Combat Heavy Engineering Battalion: Co. B Decorah, Co. A Iowa City and HQ Dubuque.

Overseas Training Missions: Honduras (3 trips), Guatemala (2 trips, one for humanitarian), Panama (1 trip), El Salvador (1 trip) and Germany (2 trips).

Combat tour: 2003-2004 Baghdad, Iraq.

Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (9 awards)
Army Service Ribbon
Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3 awards)
Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal w/ Hour Glass and “M”
Humanitarian Service Medal
War on Terrorism Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal
National Defense Service Medal (2nd & 3rd awards)
USAR Achievement Medal (4 awards)
Army Achievement Medal (4 awards)
Army Commendation Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Bronze Star
Combat Action Badge
Army Meritorious Unit Award
Joint Meritorious Unit Commendation


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