Adams, Dave, CPT

Armor (Officer)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Captain
Current/Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Current/Last Primary MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Officer)
Primary Unit
1971-1977, 2520, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
Previously Held MOS
11B10-Infantryman
2518-Aviation Staff Officer
1620-Cavalry Platoon Leader
2520-Training Officer
Service Years
1963 - 1977
Foreign Language(s)
Italian
Spanish
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur

Cavalry

Captain


Three Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 

Recon Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
United States Army Officer Candidate School Alumni AssociationGeneral1st Cavalry Division AssociationSociety of the 3rd Infantry Division
7th United States Cavalry AssociationU S Cavalry AssociationMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)American Legion
Association of United States Army (AUSA)Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association
  1995, United States Army Officer Candidate School Alumni Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2000, National Infantry Association (NIA), General (Member) [Verified]
  2001, 1st Cavalry Division Association [Verified]
  2002, Society of the 3rd Infantry Division [Verified]
  2002, 7th United States Cavalry Association
  2005, U S Cavalry Association
  2005, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2005, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, Association of United States Army (AUSA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Keeping by fly buttoned up, my ammo dry, watching the world turn, buying lots of rounds for my AK and CAR 16 carbine in preparation for what could be WW III both domestically (thanks to the liberals) and globally.


   
Other Comments:

  From 1966 to 1970, I held the Guiness Book of World Records for the Most TDY assignments ever bestowed on one trooper. In my perfect 20-20 hindsight, I'd like to go back to the 60's and kick a lot of asses that needed it ; especially LTC DeVane's skinny ass, provided more covering fire, burned out more M-60 barrels, tried one "joint", R&R'ed in Bangkok, drank a lot less Bud and Kulmbacher, asked either Chris Noel or Judy Thompson (Waycross, GA) to marry me, and kept a sleeping bag as essential gear in my Huey1 Delta.


   

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Expert Infantryman
Aviation Badge (Senior)
Rifle
Machine Gun
Rocket Launcher
Pistol
Tank Weapons
 

 
 Unit Assignments
Aviation Training Brigade (Cadre), Fort Rucker229th Aviation Battalion1st Cavalry Division1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
US Army Europe (USAREUR)2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1965-1965, Aviation Training Brigade (Cadre), Fort Rucker
  1965-1966, 11B10, 229th Aviation Battalion
  1965-1966, 11B10, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
  1967-1969, 1204, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
  1967-1970, 1204, US Army Europe (USAREUR)
  1968-1969, 2518, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division
  1969-1970, 1620, 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment
  1971-1977, 2520, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)/Attack of Camp Holloway Pleiku
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)/Attack of Camp Holloway Pleiku
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)/Operation Birmingham
  1966-1966 Operation Hastings/Operation Deckhouse II
 Colleges Attended 
The Citadel
  1977-1981, The Citadel
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