Anderson, David, COL

Field Artillery (Officer)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Colonel
Current/Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Current/Last Primary MOS
13A-Field Artillery Officer
Current/Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Officer)
Primary Unit
1999-2001, 13A, HHB, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery
Previously Held MOS
13E-Field Artillery Cannon Officer
Service Years
1979 - 2012
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate

Field Artillery


Ranger
Colonel



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

U.S. Army NATO USAE Central Command USAE Combined Forces Command Afghanistan USAE United States Forces - Afghanistan

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Post-2007) NATO-KFOR


 Unofficial Badges 

de FLEURY Medallion (Bronze) Honorable Order of Saint Barbara Cold War Veteran Blue Star

Ancient Order of Saint Barbara Order of the Marcheusse


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Association of United States Army (AUSA)Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1981, Association of United States Army (AUSA) - Assoc. Page
  2014, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) - Assoc. Page
  2018, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) - Assoc. Page


 Countries Deployed To or Visited

My Map

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria


AfghanistanAustraliaAustriaBahrainBermudaBelgiumBahamas, TheBosnia and HerzegovinaCanadaCayman IslandsCyprusDenmarkEgyptEl SalvadorCzech RepublicFijiFranceGermanyGuamGreeceGuatemalaHondurasCroatiaHungaryItalyIraqJapanKyrgyzstanKuwaitSlovakiaLiechtensteinLuxembourgMacedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic ofMonacoMoroccoMaltaMexicoNetherlandsNorwayPolandPanamaPortugalSerbiaPuerto RicoRussiaSloveniaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandUnited Arab EmiratesTurkeyUnited KingdomUnited StatesWake Island

Yellow -- Deployed to or Assigned
Blue -- Home
Red -- TDY/Leave
Green - Pre-Army Travels

 Remembrance Profiles -  7 Soldiers Remembered
  • Allen, Charles (Ben), BG, (1977-2004)
  • Anderson, Benjamin, COL, (1953-1983)
  • Anderson, Benjamin, MSG, (1942-1961)
  • Anderson, Patricia, MAJ, (1981-2001)
  • Bloomquist, Paul, LTC, (1954-1972)
  • Johnson, Jeannette, PO2, (1942-1945)
  • Madsen, Leo, MAJ, (1940-1961)
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1980, Field Artillery Basic Officer Leaders Course (Fort Sill, OK), C
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School558th US Army Artillery Group (USAAG)2nd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery RegimentDivision Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored Division
Field Artillery Captain's Career Course1st Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Indianapolis Recruiting BattalionCommand and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
School of Advanced Military Studies CourseDivision Artillery (DIVARTY) 1st Armored Division4th Battalion, 29th Field Artillery US Army Europe (USAREUR)
Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Infantry Division 1st Battalion, 41st Field ArtilleryUS Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC)Army War College (Staff)
Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army78th Division (Training Support)Combined Forces Command Afghanistan (CFC-A), United States Central Command (USCENTCOM)Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), US Army NATO Brigade
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
  1979-1979, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1980-1981, Army Ranger School
  1981-1982, 70th US Army Field Artillery Detachment, 558th US Army Artillery Group (USAAG)
  1982-1984, 2nd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment
  1984-1985, 13E, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Armored Division
  1985-1985, Field Artillery Captain's Career Course
  1986-1986, 13E, HHB, 1st Battalion, 319th Field Artillery
  1986-1987, 13E, B Battery, 1st Battalion, 319th Field Artillery
  1987-1989, 13E, HHB, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 82nd Airborne Division
  1988-1988, Combined Arms Services and Staff School (CAS3)
  1990-1992, Indianapolis Recruiting Battalion
  1992-1993, Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Course
  1993-1994, School of Advanced Military Studies Course
  1994-1995, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 1st Armored Division
  1995-1996, 13A, HHB, 4th Battalion, 29th Field Artillery
  1996-1998, HQ USAREUR
  1998-1999, 13A, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 3rd Infantry Division
  1999-2001, 13A, HHB, 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery
  2001-2002, 13A, TRADOC Coordinating Element (TCE)
  2002-2003, Secretary of Defense Corporate Fellows Program (Staff), Army War College (Staff)
  2003-2004, Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army
  2004-2006, 78th Division (Training Support)
  2006-2007, Combined Forces Command Afghanistan (CFC-A), United States Central Command (USCENTCOM)
  2007-2010, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), US Army NATO Brigade
  2010-2011, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
  2011-2012, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), US Army NATO Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1982-1982 Wildflecken Training Area (WTA)
  1983-1983 Training Exercise - Reforger '83
  1984-1984 Hohenfels Training Area (HTA)
  1984-1984 Training Exercise - Reforger '84
  1995-1995 Combat Maneuver Training Area, Hohenfels
  1996-1996 Operation Joint Endeavor (IFOR)
  1997-1997 Operation Joint Guard (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  2000-2000 Fort Irwin National Training Center (Training Area)
  2001-2001 Operation Joint Guardian (KFOR)
  2001-2001 Joint Readiness Training Area (JRTC)
  2006-2006 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation I (2001-06)
  2006-2007 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation II (2006-09)
  2010-2011 OEF-Afghanistan/Consolidation III (2009-11)
  2011-2011 OEF-Afghanistan/Transition I (2011-14)
 Colleges Attended 
CitadelCalifornia State University, Dominguez HillsArmy Staff CollegeHarvard University
  1976-1980, Citadel
  1987-1990, California State University, Dominguez Hills
  1992-1994, Army Staff College
  2002-2003, Harvard University
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