David Noel Tool

Colonel David Noel Tool
David Noel Tool

David Noel Tool

Colonel David Noel Tool was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School, class 6-65 at Fort Benning, Georgia on 22 June, 1965. His first duty assignment was as a Personnel Officer, United States Army Training Center, Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

His subsequent duty assignments were: Rifle/Weapons Platform Leader/ Executive Officer, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Transpiration Officer, Army Terminal Unit, Charleston, South Carolina; Arts & Monuments Officer, 301st Civil Affairs Battalion, Los Angeles, California; Psychological Operations Officer, 306th Psychological Operations Battalion, Los Alamitos, California; Headquarter Commandant, 63rd Army Reserve Command, Los Alamitos, California; Commander, 377th Personnel & Administration Battalion, 63rd Army Reserve Command, Long Beach, California; Chief, Unit Training Division, 63rd Army Reserve Command, Los Alamitos, California; and Assistant Chief of Staff, Personnel, 311th Corps Support Command, Los Angles, California.

His military education consists of: Infantry Officer School, Jungle Operations Course, Infantry Officer Advanced Course, and Command and General Staff College.

His military awards include: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award), Army Achievement Medal, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with a Bronze Star and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Infantry Officer Candidate School

  • Graduation Year

    1965

  • Key Assignment

    311th Corps Support Command, Los Angles, California.

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award), Army Commendation Medal (3rd Award).

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry