David P. Anders

ANDERS,DAVID

David P. Anders

Colonel David P. Anders was commissioned as an Infantry Officer after graduation of the Officer Candidate School Class 4-87, as a Distinguished Military Graduate, in August 1987. His first duty assignment was as Rifle and Mortar Platoon Leader, 1-503 Infantry (Air Assault), 2d Infantry Division, Republic of Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments Include: Weapons and Support Platoon Leader, 1/75 Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, Georgia; Commander, A/1-5 Cavalry (Mechanized), 1st Cavalry Division, and Commander, E/52d Infantry (Airborne) (Long Range Surveillance), Fort Hood, Texas; Commander, D / 4th Ranger Training Battalion (Long Range Surveillance Leaders Course), Fort Benning, Georgia; Battalion Operations Officer (S3), 1-87 Infantry, Brigade Operations Officer (S3), 1st Brigade, and Secretary of the General Staff, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York; Commander, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, and Division Operations Officer, (G3), 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina: Regimental Commander, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Colonel Anders's Operational Assignments include: Operation JUST CAUSE (Panama), Operation DESERT STORM (Kuwait), Operation JOING GUARDIAN (Kosovo), and two tours in Operation ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan). | His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4Oak Leaf Cluster), Combat Infantryman Badge (with star), Ranger tab, Pathfinder Badge, Master Parachutist Badge (with combat jump star).

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Graduated From
Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Weapons and Support Platoon Leader, 1/75 Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, Georgia
Highest Award
Legion of Merit
Graduation Year
1987
Year Inducted
2011
Branch Of Service
Infantry
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_02531

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