Dan H. Horton

Dan H. Horton

Dan H. Horton

Colonel Dan H. Horton was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 22 November 1944. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader in combat, Co K, 330th Inf Regiment, 83rd Div, European Theater of Operations; Asst S-3, 2nd Off Student Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia; Asst G-3 in combat, Headquarters, 40th Inf Div, Korea; Instructor, Army Med Sch, USAMFSS, Fort Sam Houston; Btry Comdr, Btry C, 741st Msl Bn, Shelton, Connecticut; S-3, Headquarters, 558th Arty Group, Athens, Greece; Asst PMS, USA Instr Group (SN ROTC), Auburn University, Alabama; Student, USA Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Bn Comdr, 4th Msl Bn, 44th Arty, Korea; Deputy Director Exercise & Tactics, USA Elem, Norad; USA Elem, Norad, Richards Gebaur, Air Force Base, Missouri). | Colonel Horton's awards and decorations include:  Bronze star w/1st Oak Leaf Cluster.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00367