Huntleys In The Military

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Legion of Merit

David L. Huntley

Born

In 1927

Military Service

World War II (U.S.Navy 7/1945 - 8/1946)

Korean War, Vietnam War (U.S.Army 10/1951 - 2/1975)
Units

University of New Mexico & Great Lakes, NTC (7/1945-8/1946 USN)

Fort Ord, CA, Basic Training & Leadership School
(10/1951-8/1952 U.S. Army)

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Distinguished Flying Cross

Fort Benning, GA, OCS - Commissioned 2nd Lt. (8/1952-2/1953)

Fort Lewis, WA  44th Inf. Div. - 130th Inf. Regt. - Company Officer
(2/1953-3/1954)

Korea - CO HQ Btry. - 9th Corps Artillery (3/1954-8/1955)

Gary AFB San Marcos, TX & Fort Rucker, AL - Flight School
(11/955-6/1956)

White Sands, NM - Recovery Div. Aviator (6/1956-6/1957)

Fort Rucker, AL - Helicopter School (6/1957-11/1957)

4th Inf. Div. - Asst. Div. Aviation Officer (11/1957-6/1959)

 Fort Benning, GA - Student Inf. Officer Advance Course
(6/1959-6/1960)

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Bronze Star

Panama CZ & Caracas, Venezuela - IAGS Aviator (6/1960-6/1963)

Fort Jackson, SC - CO 13th Tng. Bn. - 4th Training Regt.
(6/1963-2/1964)

U of Omaha, NE - Detached to complete Bachelors Degree
(2/1964-7/1965)

Fort Benning, GA - Forming new helicopter unit for duty in RVN
(7/1965-12/1965)

CO Co. B, 228th Helicopter Battalion - SVN (1/966-11967)

Fort Jackson, SC - Staff Aviation Officer & XO 2nd Tng. Brigade
(1/1967-7/1968)

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Meritorious Service Medal
(2 awards)

Fort Leavenworth, KS - Student Command & General Staff School
(8/1968-6/1969)

Fort Monroe, VA - Action Officer - DCSOPS - CONARC
(6/1969-8/1972)

Chief, Security, Plans & Operations - USARV MR1 SVN
(8/1972-3/1973)

Chief, Instrictional Technology Div., TRADOC, Fort Monroe, VA
(3/1973-2/1975)

Retired LtColonel - US Army (2/1975)

Highest Rank

Lieutenant Colonel

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Air Medal
(2 awards)

Medals/Awards

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1st Row: Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star
2nd Row: Meritorious Service Medal (2 Awards), Air Medal (2 Awards),
World War II Victory Medal

3rd Row: Korean Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, UN Korean Service Medal

Remarks