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Andre Lamar Bateman





Sergeant Andre Lamar Bateman



     Sergeant Andre Lamar Bateman born July 19, 1970, on 321 Conoly Street Marlin, Fall Co., Texas.  Delivered by Mrs. Clay, a midwife.  Mother is Joyce Evelyn Bateman (maiden name is Stricklin, b 1952 in Marlin, Texas.  Father is Johnny Bernard Bateman, born in Montezuma, Georgia 1947 also a US Soldier -11B. 


     Andre was a 1989 Graduate of Marlin High School.  After graduating High School, joined the US Army in June 1989.  He began his training as Field Artillery Surveyor (82C/13S) in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.  His first duty station was HHB 2/43rd Patriot Missile Battalion, Hanau Germany from 1989 to 1992.  While stationed with the 2/43rd our unit was deployed to Desert Shield/Storm.  In 1992, Andre trained in Fort Benning as a US Paratrooper.  After completing Jump School, stationed in Fort Stewart, Georgia with Alfa 13th Field Artillery, a MLRS (Multi Launch Rocket System) Battery from 1992 to 1995).  There I was the P.A.D.S Chief (Positioning and Azimuth Determining System).  From 1995 to 2006 member of HHB 1/118th Field Artillery, a Georgia Army National Guard Unit in Savannah, GA.  From 1989 to 2006 a dedicated soldier who served this Country. Andre was Honorably Discharged.  Awarded several Army Achievement Medals, 2 Good Conduct Medals, Army Commendation Medal, Georgia Commendation Medal, Expert Rifleman's Badge, Paratrooper's Badge, Overseas Service Ribbon, Southwest Asia Service Medal, (2) Non-Commissioned Officer's Development Ribbons and the Army Service Ribbon.


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