Phillip Prater

Phillip Prater

Chief, News and Web Operations
Defense Logistics Agency


  • B.S., Mass Communication 1981


  • Public Affairs senior enlisted Soldier, United States Army – Advises the Chief of Army Public Affairs, Office of the Secretary of the Army on enlisted soldier matters affecting the Public Affairs career field.
  • Military Awards: Army Commendation Medal in 1990 and the Keith L. Ware, Army Military Photojournalist of the Year in 1986.
  • Military Decorations: Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal (w/ bronze star); Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Southwest Asia Service Medal (w/ 2 bronze stars); Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
  • Freelance photographer/Associate Editor, Tennessee Farm Bureau News, Columbia, Tennessee.

Inducted: 2008 | School of Journalism