David Haley Hunter

David Haley Hunter

David Haley Hunter

Colonel David Haley Hunter was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class Number 544 on 9 December 1946. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader and Executive Officer, B Troop, 12th Cavalry Regiment, Hiratsuka, Japan. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Executive Officer, Hq Company, 1802d Special Regt, West Point; Company Officer, B and D Company, 26th Infantry Regt, Bamberg, Germany; Machine Gun Instructor, 6th Infantry Division, Fort Ord, California; Student Officer, Army Language School, Monterey, California; Intelligence Officer, 502d Military Intelligence Bn, Korea; Student Officer, Infantry Officers Advanced Course, Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, C Company, Infantry School Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia;Student Officer, Army Intelligence School, Fort Holabird, Maryland; Intelligence Officer, U.S. Army Reconnaissance Activities, Japan; Intelligence Instructor, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia;Intelligence Officer, Hq U.S. Army, Europe, Heidelberg, Germany; Intelligence Officer, Defense Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C.; and Honors Professor of Political Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. | Colonel Hunter holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Maryland; Master of Arts Degree from Boston University; and Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the University of ga. His military schools attended include: The Infantry Officers Advanced Course, The Army Language School (Japanese), The Army Intelligence School (Area Intelligence) and The Defense Intelligence School (National Senior Intelligence). | His awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01413