Born: 22 February 1988 Hometown: As of: 27 March 2013
Specialist joined the Army on 15 May 2008. He attended Army Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was the assigned to Lion Battery, 2nd Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood, TX on 1 Oct 2008. Specialist then deployed to Mosul Iraq in November 2008 to January 2009 as dismounted rifleman.
In May 2010, Specialist went to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California. There he trained with his unit on Cavalry Scout and mounted and dismounted operations in order to train for their upcoming deployment to Iraq. On 15 August 2010, Specialist deployed to Al Kut, Iraq, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. While he was in Iraq he was stationed at Forward Operating Base Delta, Camp Cropper, and Forward Operating Base Echo. During his deployment, Specialist Murray served as a Military Police personnel at the Camp Cropper Iraqi prison, MRAP driver, gunner, and dismounted rifleman.
Specialist redeployed 17 August 2011 to Fort Hood, TX. He helped transition the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment transition to the 3d Cavalry Regiment, and started training on the M777. Specialist then attended the Warrior Leadership Course at Fort hood, TX from 2- 23 February 2012 at the Noncommissioned Officer academy. On 1 July 2012 Specialist Murray PCS'd to Camp Hovey, Korea and was attached to Alpha Battery 1st 15th Field Artillery Regiment. He was assigned to 8th section, second platoon as the FAASV driver. He attended Armorer school in October 2012 and is now Alpha Batteries armorer.