Dandridge M. Malone
Colonel Dandridge M. Malone was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1954. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 508th Airborne Rct, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. | His subsequent duty assignment include: Platoon Leader and Assistant S-3, 2d Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Berlin Germany; Commander, NCO Acad, 6th Infantry Regiment, Berlin, Germany; Instructor and Operations Officer, Florida, Ranger Camp, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; Company Commander, 2d battle Group, 1st Infantry, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, 1st Battle Group, 32d Infantry, Korea; Assistant G-3/OIC, 7th Division GW Sch, Korea; Instr, Office of Military Psych/Leadership, USMA, West Point, New York; Deputy G-3, 4th Infantry Division, Vietnam; Commander, Company e, 20th Infantry (Abn), Vietnam; Commander, 3d battalion, 8th Infantry division, Vietnam; Staff Officer, Directorate of Proc and Dist, ODCSPER, DA, Washington, D.C.; Education Research Analyst, Directorate of Academic Affairs, Research Analyst, Strat Studies Institute, USAWC, Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; Director, Command and Comm Studies, Department of Command & management, USAWC, CBks, Pennsylvania. | Colonel Malone's awards and decorations include: Ranger Tab, FR Parachutist, Parachute Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart (Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (V Device and 4 Oak Leaf Clusters), Air Medal (7 Oak Leaf Clusters), Bronze Star Medal, distinguished Flying Cross, Legion of Merit, Silver Star.