Marthers, Daniel T., SFC

Infantry (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Current/Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1975, 00F, 108th Training Command (IET)
Previously Held MOS
111.6-Infantry Squad Leader
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
00F-Drill Sergeant
Service Years
1964 - 1975
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate

Sergeant First Class

Four Service Stripes

Three Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Drill Sergeant Badge Drill Sergeant Campaign Hat (Male) 25th Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Recon Order Of The Golden Dragon Jungle Expert Badge

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Life MemberChapter 53025th Infantry Division AssociationPost 100
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)Post 206A, Co 1St BN, 1St RegtWW II Memorial National Registry
Post 10431, Gaffney PostNational Rifle Association (NRA)South Carolina ChapterVietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association
Wounded Warrior Project
  1978, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Life Member (Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1986, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 530 (Member) (Anderson, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1995, 25th Infantry Division Association [Verified]
  1995, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 100 (Member) (Etowah, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1998, Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) [Verified]
  2009, American Legion, Post 206 (Member) ( Spartanburg, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, Combat Infantrymen's Association, A, Co 1St BN, 1St Regt (Member) (Columbia, South Carolina) [Verified]
  2010, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2011, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 10431, Gaffney Post (National President) (Gaffney, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  2011, Patriot Guard Riders, South Carolina Chapter (Deceased Member (Honor Roll)) (South Carolina)
  2011, Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association [Verified]
  2011, Wounded Warrior Project [Verified]

 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
I was a Certified Trauma Specialist working with Veterans and their Families as a Counselor/Therapist.  MEd from University of South Carolina in Rehabilitation Counseling.  Retired under Combat Disability 100+%


Other Comments:
First Placement  in Salem Virginia, 2nd Placement in Greenville South Carolin at the Vet Center and VA Clinic. Ran a satalite office out of Spartanburg Tecnical College


 Remembrance Profiles -  5 Soldiers Remembered

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Recoilless Rifle
Auto Rifle

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1964, 4th Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Gordon, GA), 3
  1967, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) (Fort Carson, CO), B/1 (Instructor)
 Unit Assignments
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)1st Battalion, 14th Infantry RegimentMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam MACV1st Aviation Brigade
118th Aviation Company, 145th Aviation Battalion5th Infantry Division11th Infantry Regiment108th Training Command (IET)
  1964-1966, 11B10, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1964-1966, 111.6, 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment
  1965-1965, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
  1965-1965, 11B20, 341st Aviation Support Detachment, 1st Aviation Brigade
  1965-1965, 118th Aviation Company, 145th Aviation Battalion
  1967-1967, 00F, 5th Infantry Division
  1967-1967, 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry
  1967-1975, 00F, 108th Training Command (IET)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Army.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Army?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Limestone CollegeUniversity of South Carolina
  1974-1977, Limestone College
  1984-1986, University of South Carolina
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