Daniel T. Cerone

Daniel T. Cerone

Daniel T. Cerone

Colonel Daniel T. Cerone was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 6-65, 22 June 1965. His first duty assignment was as a Teaching, Assessing and Counseling Officer, 51st Company, Fort Benning, Georgia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Forward Aviator, l99th Aviation Company, Republic of Vietnam; Flight Instructor, Fixed Wing Branch, United States Army Aviation School Regiment, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Operations Officer, 2lst Aviation Company, Republic of Vietnam; Commander, Headquarters Company, 212th Aviation Battalion Combat, Republic of Vietnam; Assistant Aviation Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Plans/Operations, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, United States Army Garrison, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Operations and Training Officer, Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, United States Army Cincinnati District Recruiting Command, Cincinnati, Ohio; Aviation Staff Officer, National Defense Headquarters, Ottawa, Canada; Commander, United States Army Lansing District Recruiting Command, Lansing, Michigan; Chief of Enlisted Branch, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Commander, United States Army Recruiting Battalion Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; Director, Recruiting Operations, Headquarters, United States Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, Illinois; Commander, United States Army, 1st Recruiting Brigade (Northeast), Fort Meade, Maryland. | Colonel Cerone is a graduate of the Airborne Course, Army Flight School and the Armed Forces Staff College. | His military awards include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air Medal w/ 22 Clusters and the Combat Medical Badge.

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  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Commander | United States Army | 1st Recruiting Brigade (Northeast) | Fort Meade, Maryland

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

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