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BRANCH OF SERVICE: Army
YEARS OF SERVICE: 1980-1984
BORCHARDT, MARK A
BIOGRAPHY: Did basic training at Ft. Leonardwood, Missouri and AIT at Ft. Trained as a finance specialist. Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. Was attached to HHC, Headquarters Command Ft. Clayton, Republic of Panama and Headquarters, 15 Finance Company, 1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, Texas. Made rank of E4. Awards received were the Good Conduct Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Marksman Hand Grenade, Expert Rifle, and Army Achievement Medal-1st Oak Leaf Cluster. While in Ft. Hood, Texas, was sent to Germany to participate in Reforger , a NATO military exercise. Completed a two month jungle warfare training course while stationed in Panama taught by 3/7 SFGA.