Appler, Donald, COL

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1991-1994, 19B, Armor Force Development, Army Garrison, Fort Knox, KY
Previously Held MOS
1620-Cavalry Platoon Leader
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
12C-Cavalry Officer
19C-Cavalry
19B-Armor
Service Years
1961 - 1984
Foreign Language(s)
Portuguese-European
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur
Golden Dragon Certificate

Armor

Colonel



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

11th Armored Cavalry Regiment 25th Infantry Division Army Retired-Soldier for Life


 Unofficial Badges 

Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Armor Shoulder Cord Order Of The Golden Dragon Cold War Medal

Order of The Spur Order of Saint George (Gold) Cold War Veteran Army Civilian Retired Lapel Pin




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
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Col (R) & Mrs. Donald E. Appler are Sabor Society Bronze in the Honor Roll of Donors to The Patton Museum Foundation.
Don Appler is the SIte Manager (1996-2004) of the Mounted Warefare Test Bed.
Don Appler is the Director of Armor and Cavalry Heritage Foundation.
Don Appler is in the Madison County (Alabama) Military Hall Of Heros.

Donald Eugene Appler - Born: Sept 19, 1942 in El Paso, Texas
Father: Gilbert Hugill Appler
Mother: Marguerite Lucile Wier
Sister: Susan Elizabeth Appler - Born: May 19, 1945 in El Paso, Texas (Married: Jun 1957 Madison Cty, Alabama)
   
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 Ribbon Bar

AAF Aircrew Badge
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)US Army Garrison, Fort Leavenworth, KS2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
Army Garrisons
  1966-1967, 1620, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1966-1967, 1620, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1967-1967, 1204, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1969-1969, 1204, C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1976-1976, HHC, US Army Garrison, Fort Leavenworth, KS
  1977-1978, 12C, HHT, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
  1984-1984, 19C, HHC, US Army Garrison, Fort Leavenworth, KS
  1991-1994, 19B, Armor Force Development, Army Garrison, Fort Knox, KY
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1961-1965, United States Military Academy4
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