Staff Sgt. Joel Davis

SSG Davis, Joel

SSG Davis, Joel

Why Did I Joined the Army Reserve?

“I felt a need to belong to something bigger than myself, and at that time in life I couldn’t think of any institution greater that the United States Army.”

Staff Sgt. Joel Davis

I enlisted into the United States Army as a 13B, Cannoneer Crew Member on 07 March 1997. I also possess an 8 identifier which designates me as a Total Army Instructor. In the civilian sector, I am a student at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. I am pursuing a degree in nursing.  Upon completion of my degree I plan on serving as an Army nurse.

My current unit of assignment is the 479th Field Artillery Brigade in Fort Hood, Texas.

While deployed to Iraq I served as a Combat Arms Advisor to the Iraqi Army Officer Corps. Duties included training and advising Iraqi Officers on combat skills and tactics .  My most memorable experience on my last deployment was being baptized in the middle of the desert.

My military awards include: Overseas Service Bar (2nd Award), Army Achievement Medal (4th Award) , National Defense Service Medal w/ Bronze Star, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (2nd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Service Medal w/M device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal w/ Bronze Star, Overseas Service Ribbon (3rd Award), Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/M Device, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ 10 year Device.

I was born in Cincinnati. OH, and attended high school at Lawton High School in Lawton, OK. I also attended the University of Oklahoma 1997-1999, Cameron University 2007-2010, and Central Texas College 2010-2011.

My hobbies include cooking, singing, going to the gym, and attending church with my family.

5 Responses to “Staff Sgt. Joel Davis”

  1. Gilbert L. Lynch Says:

    Hey SSG Davis, you probably don’t remember me, I were station at Fort Knox, Ky. with your daddy back in the 80’s, you were just a little boy. I been trying to find your daddy, but haven’t had no luck.

  2. Benton Hatzenbuehler Says:

    I love your Blog, it’s nice when you can tell somebody actuallly puts effort into a blog, and gives the blogs value.

  3. BENJAMEN ATUHURIRA Says:

    CANT BELIVE THIS IS BROTHER JOEL,HOWS IS YOURE FAMILY EN THE ARMY WORK,
    PLIZ LIZ PLIZ,SEND ME EA EMAIL OR CALL ME OR SEND ME YO NUMBERS EN I CALL YOU.
    MY # IS:+256701337116

  4. BENJAMEN ATUHURIRA Says:

    wow,nice to meet you again joel,
    am brother benjamen from uganda,long tym….pliz send me an email on benjamen.atuhurira@yahoo.com
    call on this number:+256701337116
    i owe you something you know you preacherd me en i got saved,God bless you.

  5. “I think he did the right thing when he joined” « Stay Army Reserve Says:

    […] SSG Joel Davis has been in the Army Reserve for 14 years, 4 of these years were Active Service done through mobilizations. He has an older brother, who, as told by him is very proud of what he does, and a younger sister, who might be jealous, but is also proud. […]


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