Dyer, Dean, SFC

Adjutant General (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
ARNG Retired
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Army Band
Current/Last Primary MOS
42R-Army Band Person
Current/Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2000-2012, 42R, 287th Army Band
Previously Held MOS
02K-Band Member Bassoon Player
71L10-Administrative Specialist
02K-Band Member Bassoon Player
Service Years
1984 - 2012
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Governors 20
Sergeant First Class

Nine Service Stripes

 Official Badges 

Military Order of the Loyal Legion Army Navy Union Army Retired-Soldier for Life

 Unofficial Badges 

Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Regimental Drum Major AssociationDelawareArmy Together We Served
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS)ATWS Unit HistorianAssociation of Military MusiciansGarrison #302
  2002, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2004, Regimental Drum Major Association
  2011, Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS), Delaware (Member) (Dover, Delaware) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, American Legion, Post 29 (Member) (Newport, Delaware) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, Army Together We Served [Verified]
  2013, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (MOLLUS) - Assoc. Page
  2013, ATWS Unit Historian [Verified]
  2014, Association of Military Musicians
  Error reading AssociationRank. Record with id 10563 not found - Chap. Page

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 National Guard Awards

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1985, 1st Battalion, 5th Training Brigade (Fort Dix, NJ), D1
 Unit Assignments
ARNG,  District of Columbia National GuardARNG, Delaware
  1984-1993, 02K, 257th Army Band
  1993-1995, 71L10, Joint Force Headquarters (JFHQ) District of Columbia National Guard
  1995-1996, 71L10, 260th Regiment (Regional Training Institute)
  1997-2000, 02K, 257th Army Band
  2000-2012, 42R, 287th Army Band
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Prince George's Community College, Largo MDUniversity of Maryland University CollegeUniversity of Delaware
  1991-1996, Prince George's Community College, Largo MD
  1996-1997, Montgomery College, (various) MD
  1997-1999, University of Maryland University College
  2006-2007, University of Delaware
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