David M. Burner, Jr.

David M. Burner, Jr.

David M. Burner, Jr.

Colonel David Milton Burner, Jr. was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 9 November 1954. His first duty assignment was as Escort Officer, Visitors Bureau, Test Directorate Headquarters, Exercise Follow Me. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader (Heavy Mortar), Battery A, 39th Field Artillery Battalion; Platoon Leader (Rifle), Company D, 5th Battalion, 7th Infantry; Platoon Leader (Rifle), Company B, 5th Battalion, 7th Infantry; A and R Officer, Headquarters, 7th Infantry; Liaison Officer (Assistant S-3), Headquarters, 7th Infantry; Executive Officer, Company B, 1st Battalion, 335th Infantry, 85th Division; Executive Officer, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 335th Infantry, 85th Division (Training); Liaison Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 322d Logistical Command; Liaison Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 322d Logistical Command; Commanding Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 322d Logistical Command; Assistant Exchange Officer, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 322d Logistical Command; Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, Headquarters, 2d Logistical Command; Legal Assistant Officer, 7th JAG Detachment; Staff Judge Advocate, 85th Division (Training); Commanding Officer, 1st Battalion, 85th Infantry, 4th Brigade (CST), 85th Division (Training); Commanding Officer, 3rd Battalion, 85th Division (Training); Executive Officer, 1st Brigade (BCT), 85th Division (Training); Commanding Officer, 1st Brigade (BCT), 85th Division (Training); Commanding Officer, 85th Committee Group (BCT), 85th Division (Training); Commanding Officer, 3rd Brigade (CST), 85th Division (Training); Control Group (Reinforcement), Special Projects Officer, 86th Army Reserve Command; Transportation Operations Officer, 425th Transportation Brigade; Deputy Commander, 425th Transportation Brigade; Acting Commander, 425th Transportation Brigade (COSCOM); Commander, 425th Transportation Brigade (COSCOM). | Military schools attended include: Heavy Mortar Course; Company Officers Course; Career Course; The Judge Advocate General's School, Military Justice, Career Course;  The Transportation School, Field Grade Officer Refresher Course; Command and General Staff College; Air War College. Colonel Burner holds an AB Degree in Economics from Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; JD Degree in Law from Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois. | His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Hourglass, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster.

More Information

  • Rank

    Brigadier General

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Army Commendation Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1981

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00960