Kremmling’s Capt. Jon Gross given command |

Kremmling’s Capt. Jon Gross given command

Capt. Jon Cross was appointed commander of Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley Kansas at a Change of Command Ceremony on May 2.

Capt. Gross is a native of Kremmling graduating from West Grand High School in 1996 and is the son of Larry and Jan Gross. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant through the Reserve Officer Training Corps on Dec. 21, 2000 at Colorado State University.

Capt. Gross has served two tours in Iraq and stateside. He deployed to the Diayla Province in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003 to April 2004. His most recent deployment assignment was serving as Brigade Chem. Officer and Battle Captain at FOB Falcon, Baghdad, Iraq from February 2007 to March 2008.

Capt. Jon Gross’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Iraq Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Basic Parachutist Badge.

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