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.