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John A. Ray III

John A. Ray III

Hometown: Colstrip

Rank: SPC
Unit Designation: 3-1 Cav. Regt.
Branch of Service: United States Army
Years of Service: 5
General Location of Service: FT. Lewis, Washington
Operations Involved In: Iraqi Freedom

John graduated from Colstrip High School in May of 2003. John joined the Army National Guard a month after the attacks on the United States when he was a junior in high school. He went to boot camp at FT. LeonardWood, Missouri between his junior and senior year of high school. After he graduated he went to FT.Lee, VA. He was deployed to Iraq in Nov of 04 and returned in Nov. of 05. He discharged from the National Guard and went on Active duty. John became a Calvary Scout and was deployed back to Iraq in March of 07 and returned in June of 08. John is currently stationed at FT. Lewis in Washington State.

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