Sgt. Timothy Owens

Sgt. Timothy Wayne Owens, 37, whose home of record is listed as Effingham, Ill., entered active-duty service in June 2004 as a motor transport operator.

He was assigned to the 49th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), where he served as a heavy vehicle driver.
Owens deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from January 2005 to December 2005 and to Kuwait from January 2010 to December 2010.

His awards include three Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, two Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, and Driver and Mechanic Badge.

SERVICE VERIFICATION

NAME:
Timothy Wayne Owens

RANK:
Sergeant (SGT), effective March 2007

HOME OF RECORD: Effingham, Illinois (at time of enlistment)
MOS:
Transportation, Motor Transport Operator (88M)

STATUS: Active Army
SERVICE:
June 2004 to present
June 2004: Enlisted in Army
June to October 2004: Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma
October 2004 to January 2010: 396th Transportation Company, 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Stewart, Georgia
January 2010 to January 2011: 160th Signal Brigade, Arifjan, Kuwait
January 2011 to Present: 154thTransportation Company, 49th Movement Control Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command, Fort Hood, Texas

DEPLOYMENTS:
Kuwait: January to December 2010
Iraq: January to December 2005

AWARDS:
Army Commendation Medal (3 awards)
Army Achievement Medal (4 awards)
Army Good Conduct Medal (2 awards)
National Defense Service Medal
Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
Combat Action Badge
Driver and Mechanic Badge with driver, wheeled vehicle clasp

(Source Fort Hood)


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