Colonel Daniel Floyd Pugh
Colonel Daniel Floyd Pugh was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the Alabama National Guard upon graduation from Alabama Military Academy Officer Candidate School Class 36, 17 June 1992. He reported to his first duty assignment as Platoon Leader, Company C, 1-167th IN RGT.
His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, 1-167th IN RGT; Commander, 1-167th IN RGT; BN Motor Officer, HHC, 1-167th IN RGT; Instructor/TAC Officer, OCS, 117th Regional Training Institute; Commander, OCS, 117th Regional Training Institute; Commander, Troop G, 1st SQN, 230th CAV RGT; Operations Officer, 117th Regional Training Institute; Mobilization Division Chief, Joint Forces HQ; BDE Operations Officer, 30th Troop Command; Deputy BDE Commander, 30th Troop Command; Director, Military Support, Joint Forces HQ; Director, Communications, Joint Forces HQ.
His military education and training consist of: Infantry BCT/AIT, Alabama Military Academy OCS, Infantry Officer Basic Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, Total Army Instructors Course, Senior Transportation Officer Course, Multifunctional Combat Service Support Course, Combined Arms Service Support School, and the Command and General Staff College.
His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit; Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal (w/2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (w/2 OLC), Air Force Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (w/OLC), Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal (w/Silver OLC and 2 Bronze OLC), National Defense Service Medal (w/Star), Iraq Campaign Medal (w/ Star), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve medal (w/Gold Hourglass and 2 "M" Devices), Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon, TNANG Distinguished Service Ribbon, TNANG War Service Ribbon, TNANG Service Ribbon, and the TNANG Volunteer Ribbon.