Hall of Fame - Joseph B. Berry

Joseph B. Berry

Date of Birth


Events: Coach, USAMU

Personal:  Berry was a combat veteran of two wars. He served with the 85th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division during World War II and the 32nd Infantry Regiment, Seventh Infantry Division during the Korean War. His awards include the Combat Infantry Badge with star and the U.S. Army Distinguished Rifleman Badge (1956).

Competition Highlights

  • Manager of the U.S. Army Reserve Marksmanship Program, 1968-1985
  • Member of the U.S. Olympic Shooting Committee, 1967-1976
  • Director of the U.S. Shooting Team, 1980-1983 and 1994-95
  • Olympic Games Team Leader, 1976, 1984
  • World Championships Team Leader, 1974, 1978, 1986
  • World Cup Finals - Gold, 1988
  • Pan Am Games Team Leader, 1975, 1979, 1983
  • Championships of the Americas Team Leader, 1977