Thomas H. Purvis Posted June 17, 2005 Share Posted June 17, 2005 Former Captain, United States Army Combat Veteran of Vietnam Tours of duty with: a. 82nd Airborne Division b. 173rd Airborne Brigade c. 3rd Special Forces Group d. 5th Special Forces Group e. 6th Special Forces Group f. Commanding Officer, Special Forces Schools Underwater Operations Committee. g. Commanding Officer, Special Forces Schools Advanced Airborne Committee. h. HALO Instructor, Halo Committee, Special Forces Schools. Awards, qualifications etc: a. Meritorouse Service Medal b. Bronze Star Medal (2nd) c. Armed Forces Expeditionary Force Medal d. Master Parachutist rating e. Military Free Fall Parachutist rating f. Military Diver's badge & rating g. Special Forces Officer qualification h. Nuclear Weapons Employment Officer qualification i. Special Forces Instructor Rating Other: a. Special Forces Narrator, Strike Command Demonstration BRASS STRIKE V and BRASS STRIKE VI. b. Co-participant in film for President's Council on Physical Fitness with Apollo XIII Astronaut James Lovell. c. USPA Class "C" Sport Parachutists & Jumpmaster ratings. d. Professional Association of Diving Instructors, Instructor Rating. e. Original applicant for Son Tay Prison Raid Team (deleted due to orders to return to VN) f. Original participant in group which set HALO/FF altitude record at Ft. Bragg, NC by exiting at 29,700 feet height. Lastly, I am just an ole southern Mississippi "Country Boy" who has lived in over 35 of the 50 states, to include Canada. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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