David L. Farris ---- Co A 1/22 Infantry 1964-1965
SSG David Farris taking
the oath of re-enlistment, Ft Lewis, late 1965.
Giving SSG Farris the oath is LTC Len Morley, CO of 1/22 Infantry.
Note the 22nd Infantry Distinctive Insignia on the Leadership Tabs
of SSG Farris' shoulder straps, and on the wall the framed poster of
"Regulars By God", the DA artwork of the 22nd Infantry at Chippewa.
After serving with 1/22
Infantry, SSG Farris transferred to 4/7 Cavalry,
2nd Infantry Division in Korea. He later served in Vietnam for two tours of duty
with 1/28 Infantry, 1st Infantry Division.
David L. Farris had a long and
distinguished military career.
His record shows the following service:
24TH INFANTRY DIVISION, DISCHARGED
1 ST INFANTRY DIVIISION, HHB DIV ATRY, AND B CO. 1/28 TH INF (1967 TO 1969)
4 TH ARMORED DIVISION, B CO. 1ST ARB/54 TH INF 66-67
2 ND INFANTRY DIVISION, A TRP. 4/7 CAV 65-66
4 TH INFANTRY DIVISION, A CO. 1-22 ND INF 64-65
3 RD INFANTRY DIVISION, B CO. 1/4 TH INF 63-64
4 TH ARMORED DIVISION, B CO. 1ST ARB/54 INF 60-63
2 ND ARMORED DIVISION, B CO. 1ST ARB/41 ST INF 58-60
1 ST CAVALRY DIVISION, B CO. 2 ND BG 12 TH CAV 57-58
5 TH INFANTRY DIVISION, A CO. 7 TH BG 2 ND BDE ALSO E CO, 15 TH BG AND 5TH RECON CO. 56-57
UNK DIVISION, B CO. 12 TH AIB (1954-1956)
***1950 TO MAY 1953 UNKNOWN UNITS ALONG WITH THE FOLLOWING MP UNITS
B CO. 382 MP BN APO 164 DET G 62 ND MP HWY PATROL CO APO 407 88 TH MP CO ,
X CORPS UNKNOWN UNITS FROM NOV 1948 TO AUG 1950
12 TH ARMORED DIVISION, 17 TH ARB, WWII 1943-1945
The website is grateful to Ed Farris for
providing the photo of his father SSG David L. Farris.
Ed is the President of the Military Museum of Texas, located at Houston TX.
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