Mr. Gerry Fountain is a 24.5 year veteran of the Army Service. His various assignments within the United States Army include: 129th Aviation Company, Bravo Company, 82nd Aviation Battalion (Airborne), Alpha Company 2nd Battalion, 75th Infantry Regiment, HHC, 2nd Battalion 75th Infantry Regiment, HHC, 524th MI Battalion (Korea), 21st Chemical Company 82nd Airborne Division, HHC DISCOM 82nd Airborne Division, Echo Company, 82nd Chemical Battalion, Ft. McClellan, AL, Bravo Company 82nd Chemical Battalion, Ft. McClellan, AL, Alpha Company 82nd Chemical Battalion Ft. McClellan, AL. Eng/Chem TAFT KKMC Saudi Arabia, HHB, XVIII Airborne Corps Artillery, HHC, XVIII Airborne Corps, 21st Chemical Company 82nd Airborne Division, (Division Chemical Section) HHC 2nd Infantry Division, 4th Chemical Company (Division Chemical Section) Korea, HHD 3rd Chemical Brigade (S-3) FLW, 84th Chemical Battalion FLW.
Mr. Fountain has earned many decorations, including: Meritorious Service Medal w/5 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/6 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/5 Oak Leaf Clusters, The Good Conduct Medal 8th Award, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Army Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, NCO Development Medal w/4TH numeral, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Ranger Tab, 82nd Airborne Combat Patch, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, German Military Efficiency Badge, Humanitarian Service Medal, German and French Parachutist Badge. The Order of the Saint Barber, and The Order of the Dragon.
He holds a Master of Art from Webster University in counseling focusing on Mental Health, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Fayetteville State University and an Associate Degree from Central Texas College. He has been employed as a contractor with the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program for the last 7.5 years at the Fayetteville, NC, VAMC.
Mr. Fountain resides in Fayetteville, NC with his wife Dr. Sharon Fountain Ph.D (Professor). His family includes two adult sons, a daughter-in-law and one granddaughter.