Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Davis retired from the United States Army on 7 DEC 2014 after serving over 34 years.
LTC Davis began his military career on active duty in 1974, as a Private serving as a Military Policeman for the US Forces Police Station, the 94th Military Police Battalion, in Kaiserslautern Germany. He later joined the Pennsylvania Army National Guard as an enlisted Military Policeman in the 28th Military Police Company in Johnstown, PA. He received his commission as a Second Lieutenant from the Officer Candidate School in 1987. LTC Davis served as a Military Police Platoon leader in the 28th Military Police Company, later served as a Detachment Commander in Greensburg, PA and then assigned as Company Commander of the 28th Military Police Company in Johnstown, PA in 1989. After his tenure as Company Commander, LTC Davis was trained and assigned as Intelligence Officer with the 628th Military Intelligence Battalion in Harrisburg, PA. In 1997 he was the first credentialed Counter Intelligence Special Agent in the Division. He was appointed as the Deputy Provost Marshal in 1999 for the 28th Infantry Division and then as the Provost Marshal in May 2004. He was selected and appointed as the first Chief of Protection for the 28th ID in 2009. On his final combat tour, LTC Davis served as the Executive Officer for the 55th Military Engagement Team from May 2011- September 2012.
LTC Davis’s duty previous assignments were throughout the United States, in Germany, Panama, Lithuania, Bosnia, Egypt, Iraq, South Korea and Kuwait.
LTC Davis has retired from his civilian employment is with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Police Patrol Lieutenant for Indiana University of PA Police Department and has served there from 1979 until 2011.
LTC Davis was born in Punxsutawney, Pa. He graduated from Punxsutawney Area High School in 1974 and Indiana University of PA in 1985, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology. LTC Davis is a graduate of the Military Police Officer Basic Course, Military Police Officer Advanced Course, Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course, Counter Intelligence Special Agent Course, Combined Arms Staff School and the Command and General Staff College.
His awards include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal (4th Award); Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (7th Award); National Defense Service Medal (3rd Award); Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal with two campaign stars; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with silver hourglass, M device and 3rd Award; Non-Commissioned Officers Development Ribbon; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Seas Ribbon (3rd Award); Reserve Component Overseas Service Ribbon (6th Award); US Army Military Police Order of the Marechaussee ; NATO Medal; the Pennsylvania Major General Thomas J. Stewart Medal; Pennsylvania Major General Thomas R. White Medal, Pennsylvania 20 Year Medal with Silver Star, the Pennsylvania Service Ribbon, the Pennsylvania Freedom Medal, United States Air Force Basic Law Enforcement Badge and the German Schutzenschnur (Bronze).
He is married to Frances A. Nee, daughter of 1st LT (now deceased) William F. Nee