Dan D. Jennings, Jr.

Dan D. Jennings, Jr.

Dan D. Jennings, Jr.

Colonel Dan D. Jennings, Jr. was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 8, 1 May 1942. His first duty assignment was a Platoon Leader, 48th Armored Infantry Regiment, 7th Armored Division, Camp Polk, Louisiana. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Commander, Division Commando Detachment, Seventh Armored Division, Camp Polk, Louisiana; Assistant Regimental S-3, 48th Armored Infantry Regiment, Mojave Desert; Company Commander, 38th Armored Infantry Battalion, Mojave Desert, European of Operations; Company Commander and Battalion S3, 4th Medium Tank Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; G2 Operation Officer, 1st  Corps, Korea; Instructor, General Intelligence, 503rd Military Intelligence Service, Japan; Regimental S2, Camp Picket, Virginia; Regimental S3, Fort Meade, Maryland; Regimental S3, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Germany; Battalion Executive Officer, 3d Armored Cavalry, Germany; Chief Armored Training, G3 Seventh Corps, Germany; Armored Battalion Advisor, North Carolina National Guard, Raeford, North Carolina; Joint and Special Plans, Office of Deputy Chief of Staff For Personal, United States Army, Pentagon; Squadron Commander, 2nd Squadron, 10th Cavalry, Korea; Joint and Command Operations Section and Instructor, Headquarter Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Commanding Officer, Fort Irwin, California; Director of Logistics, Taiwan Defense Command; Director of Policy, Taiwan Defense Command, Taipei, Taiwan. | His military awards and decorations include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Purple Heart, Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Ribbon and Meritorious Service Medal.

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  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Director of Policy | Taiwan Defense Command | Taipei, Taiwan

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

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