DELTA FORCE COMMANDER
MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER * TRANSFORMATIVE INNOVATOR * SECURITY EXPERT
Major General Harrell officially retired as the Deputy Commanding General, United States Army Special Operations Command on 1 July 2008. MG Harrell’s distinguished career spans:
On 9 October 1993 he was severely wounded by enemy mortar fire and evacuated to the US where he began a long recovery process.
MG Harrell is a graduate of the Airborne Course, Ranger Course, Special Forces Underwater Operations Course, Military Free Fall Course, Pathfinder School, Military Free Fall Jumpmaster Course, Special Forces Qualification Course, Special Operations Training Course, the Armed Forces Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College.
His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal, the Bronze Star Medal (with V-device and 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Purple Heart, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (2 Oak Leaf Clusters), Joint Service Achievement Medal, as well as numerous service and campaign medals. He has also earned the Combat Infantryman Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Master Military Free Fall Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, SCUBA Diver Badge, Special Forces Tab, and Ranger Tab.
General Gary Harrell, Delta Force Commander
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