Dorn B. Backman

Dorn B. Backman

Dorn B. Backman

Colonel Dorn B. Backman was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School, Class 44-67, 1 August 1967. His first duty assignment was as Training Officer, Company C, 10th Battalion, 2d Brigade, Basic Combat Training (BCT), Fort Jackson, South Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, D Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Battalion Intelligence Officer S-2, 1st Battalion, 2d Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Executive Officer, C Company, 1st Battalion, 2d Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Vietnam; Executive Officer & Company Commander, D Company, 6th Battalion, 2d Brigade (BCT), Fort Jackson, South Carolina; Instructor (Military Occupation Specialties, Warrant Officer Senior Course, Command & General Staff College) & Assistant Operations Officer, 3289th U.S. Army Reserve School, 120th Army Reserve Command, Charleston, South Carolina; Operations Officer, 1182d Transportation Terminal Unit, 120th Army Reserve Command, Charleston, South Carolina; Public Administration Officer & Public Transportation Officer, 360th Civil Affairs Brigade, 120th Army Reserve Command, Columbia, South Carolina; Battalion Commander, 3rd Battalion, 321st Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 108th Division (Training), Brevard, North Carolina; Commandant, 3292d U.S. Army Reserve Forces School, 125th Army Reserve Command, Knoxville, Tennessee; Deputy Chief of Staff, Training, Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations & Training and Chief of Staff, 81st Army Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia. | Colonel Backman was employed by the U.S. Army Reserve Command in Atlanta, GA as a Management Analyst at the time of his induction.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Deputy Chief of Staff Training | Deputy Chief of Staff | Operations & Training | Chief of Staff | 81st Army Reserve, Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1997

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01828