Daniel C. Helix
Brigadier General Daniel Clark Helix was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 2 August 1951. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company A, 279th Regiment, 45th Infantry Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: XO, Co g, 279th Regiment, 45th Inf Div; CDR, Co G, 279th Regiment, 45th Inf Div (FECOM); Det Cdr, FEC/LG, AFFE G-2, FECOM; Platoon Commander, 445th CA Co; Econ Off, 445th CA Co; Plat Cdr, 445th CA Co; Asst Dir of Tng, 6th USA ITAAS; Dir of Tng, 6th USA ITAAS; Cdr, Headquarters Co, 351st CA Area A; Dir of Tng, 6th USA ITAAS; XO, 445th CA Co; S-2, Ump Gp, 91st MTC, 91st Div; Chief, Admin/Log Gp, 91st MTC, 91st Div; XO, Comm Gp, 91st Div; Chief, Pub Admin Div, HHC 351st CA Cmd; Cdr, HHC 351st CA Cmd. | Military schools attended include: Civil Affairs Officer Advanced Course, Intelligence Officer Career Course, Command and General Staff College, NATO Senior Officer Orientation, PSYOP Officer Career Course, Army War College (SRCOC 18), Air War College. Colonel Helix holds an AB Degree in History from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MA in Political Science from San Francisco State University. | His awards and decorations include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star, Bronze Star w/V Device, Army Commendation Medal, Purple Heart w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, Korean Service Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal, Army Reserve Achievement Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Korean Presidential Citation, Parachutist Qualification Badge.