Artist in Residence: 2015 - 2019
MSG Juan C. Munoz is a native of Medellin, Colombia. He enlisted in the United States Army on 14 February 2002. He completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, KY and Advanced Individual Training at Fort George G. Meade, MD as a 25M - Multimedia Illustrator.
MSG Munoz' previous assignments and duty positions have taken him to numerous locations around the world starting with 51st Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC where he served as a Multimedia Illustrator; Joint Communications Support Element (Airborne), MacDill AFB, FL where he served as a the Multimedia Illustrator NCOIC, Alpha Company, 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, Ft Jackson, SC where he served as a Drill Sergeant and Foxtrot Company 3rd Battalion, 13th Infantry Regiment, Ft Jackson, SC, where he served as a Senior Drill Sergeant, 704th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort George G. Meade, MD, where he served as a Platoon Sergeant and Public Affairs NCOIC. MSG Munoz is currently assigned to the U.S. Army Center of Military History where he serves as the U.S. Army Artist in Residence. He has been deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom OIF I (2003-2004), and OIF III (2005); in support of special operation and multinational forces. MSG Munoz is currently serving as the U.S. Army Artist-in-Residence, for the U.S. Army Center of Military History where he has documented activities in South East Asia with 1st Special Forces Group, the 2016 DoD Warrior games, Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Hurricane Irma Relief Operations with the Florida National Guard in South Florida.
MSG Munoz' military and civilian education includes the Visual Information Manager's Course, Senior Leadership Course (Distinguished Leader), Combat Lifesaver's Course, Equal Opportunity Leader's Course, Equal Opportunity Facilitator's Course, Master Resilience Course, Advanced Leadership Course (Distinguished Leader), Drill Sergeant School, Basic Instructor Training, Combatives Instructor Level 1, Digital Multimedia Course (Honor Graduate), Warrior Leadership Course, Basic Airborne School and the Basic Multimedia Illustrator Course (Honor Graduate). He has attended the Art Institute of Tampa for Graphic Design and is currently pursuing his Bachelor's Degree in Digital Media and Web Technology at the University of Maryland University College.
MSG Munoz' awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal; Joint Service Commendation Medal; Army Commendation Medal (2OLC); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Achievement Medal (4OLC); Meritorious Unit Citation (1OLC); Joint Meritorious Unit Award; Army Good Conduct Medal (5th Award); National Defense Service Medal; Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars); Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; NCO Professional Development Ribbon (Numeral 3); Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 2); Drill Sergeant Identification Badge, Parachutist Badge and Expert Marksmanship Badge. He is a member of the National Association for Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) and the American Alliance of Museums.
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