Josh J. Shay was born on September 25, 1979 in Paola, KS. He was commissioned from Pittsburg State University ROTC in May of 2004. He’s completed the Armor Officer Basic Course in 2005 and the AG Captains Career Course in 2011.
His duty stations include Platoon Leader, Co. A 2/70TH Armor, Ft. Riley, KS; OPS Officer, MRX Company, Ft. Riley, KS; LNO, Directorate of Culture and Counter Insurgency Ft. Riley, KS; Assistant Brigade S-3, 1/1 ID, Ft. Riley, KS; 1/1 BDE Transition Team S-1, Ft. Riley, KS; G-1 Ops/Action Officer, 35th ID, Ft. Leavenworth, KS; HHD Commander, 35th ID, Ft. Leavenworth, KS; and Secretary of the General Staff, 35th ID, Fort Leavenworth.
Mr. Josh Shay has received several awards throughout his career which includes Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and Army Service Ribbon.