Dana D. Batey

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Dana D. Batey

Brigadier General Dana D. Batey was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class NG OCS-l, 5 May 1959. His first duty assignment was as an Aviator, 45* Aviation Company, 45th Division, Norman, Oklahoma. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Detachment Commander, 245th Maintenance Detachment, 45th Division, Norman, Oklahoma; Battalion Maintenance Officer, Headquarters. Headquarters Company, 45th Aviation Battalion, 45lh Division. Tulsa, Oklahoma; Battalion Aviation Officer 245lh Transportation Battalion, 45th Division, Ardmore, Oklahoma; Aviation Section Commander, Headquarters. Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade, 45th Division, Norman, Oklahoma; Aero Scout Platoon Commander, 145th Aviation Company, 45th Division, Norman, Oklahoma; Aviation Staff Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 45th Infantry Brigade, Edmond, Oklahoma: State Aviation Officer, Army Aviation Support Facility, I.exinglon, Oklahoma; Commander, i'roop Command (Aviation). Norman. Oklahoma; Assistant Chief of Staff (Aviation), Headquarters, State Area Command (STARC). Oklahoma Army National Guard (OKARNG), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Assistant Adjutant General, Headquarters, State Area Command (STARC), Oklahoma Army National Guard (OKARNG), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. | General Batey's awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Achievement Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Gold Hourglass Device, Army Service Ribbon, Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon, Master Army Aviator, Army National Guard Recruiter, Expert Qualification-Pistol, Army Air Assault Badge, Royal Thailand Army Aeronautical Master Aviator Badge (foreign); Oklahoma Distinguished Service Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Oklahoma Meritorious Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Oklahoma Exceptional Service Medal, Oklahoma Guardsman Medal, Oklahoma Long Service Medal w/ 7 Oak Leaf Clusters, Oklahoma Army Good Conduct Ribbon w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, two Governor's Distinguished Unit Ribbons, Adjutant General Staff Identification Badge. General Batey's post-retirement awards include the Patrick Henry Award for Patriotismm Valley Forge National Freedom Award, Midwest City High School Wall of Fame, Oklahoma Aviation & Space Hall of Fame and Appointment to the Guthrie/Edmond Regional Airport Board. | At the time of his induction, Brigadier General Batey was serving as the Director of the State Aeronautic and Space
Commission.

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Assistant Adjutant General | Headquarters | State Area Command | Oklahoma Army National Guard | Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Graduation Year
1959
Year Inducted
2006
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Brigadier General
HF ID #
HF_02330

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