David E. O’Connor
Colonel David E. O'Connor was commissioned an Military Intelligence Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1965. His first duty assignment was 116th Intel Group, Washington, D.C. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Advisor, MassachusettsCV, Vietnam; Instructor, Intelligence Committee, Brigade and Battalion Operations Department, Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer and Commander, Co A 502d Military intelligence Battalion (FA), Republic of Korea; G-2 Operations Officer and S-2, 2d Infantry Brigade, 9th Inf Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander, Fort Leavenworth Field Office, 902d MI Group; Plans Officer and Chief Programs Branch, J2, United States European Command; Staff Officer and Chief Threat Intelligence Division, OD.CSIndianaT, HQDA, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations-Counterintelligence, HQ USAIndianaSCOM, Fort Belvoir, Virigina. | Military schools include: Army War College, Command and General Staff College, Area Intelligence Officer Transition Course, Military Intelligence Officer Advance Course, Intelligence Research Officer Course, Military Intelligence Officer Basic Course, Officer Candidate School. | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Device Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Army Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Cross of gallantry, Unit Citation, Army General Staff Identification Badge.