HOOD A-Z

A Battery Commander

Captain Marcus Harrison

CPT Moffitt

Captain Harrison was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Field Artillery on 17 January 2003. Captain Harrison holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration from Delta State University, Mississippi and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, Arizona.

Captain Harrison was initially assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division in the Republic of Korea as a Company Fire Support Officer for the 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery in support of the 1st Battalion, 72nd Armor. In October 2004, Captain Harrison began his tour with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, Kentucky as a Firing Battery Platoon Leader for the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 506th Regimental Combat Team “Currahee”. Captain Harrison deployed to Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from November 2005 to November 2006. While in OIF 05-06, Captain Harrison assumed duties as the Battalion Adjutant and the Battalion Night Battle Captain. In March 2008, he assumed the duty as the 4-320 FA Battalion REAR Detachment Commander. In July 2008, he deployed to Operation Enduring Freedom as a Battalion Fire Support Officer in support of 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, the “Band of Brothers Battalion”, in Orgun-e, Afghanistan. Captain Harrison attended the Field Artillery’s Captains Career Course at Fort Sill, Oklahoma from June 2009 to January 2010, after which he was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment.

Captain Harrison military schools include Officer Candidate School, the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, and the Field Artillery Captain’s Career Course. Captain Harrison’s awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Commendation Medal (3OLC), the Army Achievement Medal (1OLC), the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon. Captain Harrison has earned the Air Assault Badge and the Airborne Badge.