Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Army Major Christopher Todd Galloway

Remember Our Heroes

MAJOR Christopher Todd Galloway was born in FT. Knox, KY on February 12, 1973.

He Graduated from Oxford High School in 1991, where he was a member of the explorer scouts program and he also took great interest in computers and engineering.

MAJOR Galloway went to Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI (where he met his wife Shannon) He graduated in 1996 with a bachelors degree in engineering management. He became involved in ROTC while in college and went to Basic training at FT. Knox, KY.

After Graduation, MAJOR Galloway’s 1st assignment was tank platoon leader in Baumholder, Germany for the C company, 1st battalion, 35th armor of 1st Armor division. While serving as a tank platoon leader, MAJOR Galloway deployed to Bosnia for 6 months conducting the NATO peace keeping operations. He was latter assigned to headquarters and headquarters company (HHC) Excutive Officer under the same Battalion.

Major Galloway’s service includes Assistant Brigade S3 and Batalian S4 in FT. Riley, KS under the 1st Infantry Division. He Served as Troop Commander under D Troop, 1st Squadron, 16th Cavarly regiment in FT. Knox KY. This is where Chris Earned his spurs and Stetson that he was so proud of.

In 2006, Major Galloway was assessed in the Army Acquisition Corps. He served his 1st Acquisition assignment as the assistant Project manager (APM) for survivability under the TANK-AUTOMOTIVE research, development and Engineering center (TARDEC) in Warren, MI. He was deployed to Iraq in 2007 till the Birth of his 2nd son.

He served with the joint MRAP Vehicle Program office for Mine resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) as the APM Survivability under the Program Executive Office, Combat support & Combat service support (PEO CS&CSS)

Major Galloway’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service medal, Army Commendation Metal (2 OLC), Army Achievement medal, National Defense Service medal, NATO medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Afghanistan Campaign medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the overseas and Army Service ribbon.

He is survived by his wife Shannon and their 3 children, Nathan is 5 yrs, Benjamin is 2.5 yrs and Lillian is 15 months. Major Galloway is also survived by his Mother Sara Galloway and his sister Erin Galloway. He was preceded in death by his father Major Lawrence Galloway.

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