For Veteran’s Day we celebrate our six active duty and veteran attorneys general and thank them for their service.

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin

  • 26 years’ service in U.S. Army Reserve and Judge Advocate General’s Corps, rising to colonel.
  • Awarded Combat Action Badge for service with 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in Mosul, Iraq, in 2005.
  • Currently serving as Staff Judge Advocate for 81st Readiness Division at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry

  • Veteran of Desert Storm.
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Ribbon, Overseas Training Ribbon.
  • Awarded Louisiana War Cross for 11 years of service in the state’s National Guard.

Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown

  • Retired colonel, U.S. Army Reserve.
  • Three decades as an aviator and member of the Judge Advocate General’s Corp.
  • Awarded the Legion of Merit for distinguished military service.
  • Earned Bronze Star while deployed to Iraq in 2004-5.

Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey

  • Deployed twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
  • Awarded two Army Achievement Medals, an Army Commendation Medal, a Combat Action Badge, and two Bronze Stars.

Oklahoma Attorney General Gentner Drummond

  • As a U.S. Air Force jet pilot during the Persian Gulf War, led the first combat mission.
  • Earned Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement.
  • Awarded three Air Medals and four Aerial Achievement Medals.

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson

  • Served in Iraq; earned Combat Action Badge.
  • As a lieutenant colonel in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, provides legal support for soldiers and assists in the prosecution of military crimes.