Gary T. Selby, Sergeant First Class, SFC, TNARNG (Ret). Gary was born in Sparta, TN on August, 13, 1952. He attended
Sparta White County High School and graduated in June, 1970.
Gary enlisted in the Tennessee Army National Gaurd, February 24, 1970, CO B (-) 3/117 Mechanized Infantry BN. He
was awarded the following military duty positions in his career:
(1) 11B10/40 Infantry Rifleman 5 Yrs
(2) 67N20/30 UH1 Helicopter Repairman 2 Yrs
(3) 68M30 Helicopter Wpns Sys Repairman 2 Yrs
(4) 13B30/40 Artillery Gunnery Sgt. 24 Yrs
In August, 1983 Gary entered full time military service as Readiness NCO, HowBtry 3/278th Armored Calvary Regiment (ACR),
Sparta, TN. He was promoted to Sergeant First Class, Gunnery Sergeant in December 1982. He served in this position until
retirement in June 2003 for a total of 33 plus years of military service.
During his period of military training he was over 1084 credit hours of military specialty schools with diplomas, with
the highest being the "Senior Non-Commisioned Officers Course." In addition to military schools he has 39 credit hours
from Vincennes University.
During his period of military service he recieved the following awards, Army Achivement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal,
and The Meritorious Service Medal.
Gary is married to Linda J. Marchbanks of Sparta and they have four (4) children and three (3) grandchildren.