Abbas K. Dahouk

Abbas K. Dahouk

Abbas K. Dahouk

Colonel Abbas Dahouk was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-91 on 21 June 1991. His first duty assignment was as a Fire Support Officer with A Company, 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina | His subsequent duty assignments were: Platoon Leader, and Battalion Intelligencer Officer with 3rd Battalion 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officer with 1/504 Parachute Infantry Regiment, Sinai, Egypt; Engineer Brigade Intelligence Officer with 1s t Infantry Division, Bamberg, Germany; Strategic Plans Officer, Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and subsequently commanded D Company, 229th Military Intelligence Battalion, Monterey, California; Foreign Area Officer, U.S. Embassy of Muscat, Oman; Director of U.S.- Saudi Mission Relations and Political-Military Affairs, United States Military Training Mission, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Training and Programs Director for the UAE Armed Forces at the U.S. Embassy of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Assistant Professor of Arabic and Persian-Farsi languages, Department of Foreign Languages, United States Military Academy of West Point, New York; Senior Military Advisor on Pakistan and Afghanistan Security Assistance for the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State, Washington, D.C.; Defense Attache at the US Embassy of Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Senior Military Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State, Washington, D.C. | His military education consists of: Artillery Basic Course, Military Intelligence Transition and Advanced Courses, Defense Language Institute (Farsi) Course, Omani Joint Command and Staff College (CSC), Army War College, Airborne School, Air Movement Operations Course, Airborne Jumpmaster Course, Ranger School and the Defense Attache School. | Colonel Dahouk's military awards include: the Defense Superior Service Medal, National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citation, Legion of Merit, King Salman of Saudi Arabia Military Appreciation Medal-1st Class, the Master parachutist Badge and the Ranger Tab.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2019

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_02808