Palacios, David, SFC

Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
12B40-Combat Engineer Platoon Sergeant
Current/Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2013-2016, 12B40, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
Previously Held MOS
21B-Combat Engineer
12B10-Combat Engineer
Service Years
2000 - 2016
Foreign Language(s)

Sergeant First Class

Five Service Stripes

Eight Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

172nd Infantry Brigade 1st Infantry Division Army Retired-Soldier for Life Army Physical Fitness Badge

US Army Retired (Post-2007) Schutzenschnur Silver

 Unofficial Badges 

de FLEURY Medallion (Bronze) German Sports Badge St. Christopher Medal (Transportation)

 Military Association Memberships
Wounded Warrior ProjectPatriot Guard RidersVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Chapter 2929
 Life MemberFort A.P. Hill Chapter
  2006, Wounded Warrior Project [Verified]
  2007, Patriot Guard Riders [Verified]
  2007, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 2929 (Member) (Redlands, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2007, Army Engineer Association (AEA), Life Member [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2013, Association of United States Army (AUSA), Fort A.P. Hill Chapter (Member) (Bowling Green, Virginia) - Chap. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Action 1st Award
Air Assault Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  2000, Basic Training (Fort Sill, OK), A
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army9th Engineer Battalion1st Infantry Division2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
172nd Infantry Brigade (Separate)266th Quartermaster BattalionUS Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  2000-2000, (DLI) English Language Course
  2000-2001, 21B, 9th Engineer Battalion
  2000-2007, 1st Infantry Division
  2000-2007, 12B10, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division
  2001-2001, 9th Engineer Battalion
  2001-2002, 9th Engineer Battalion
  2002-2002, 9th Engineer Battalion
  2003-2005, 21B, 9th Engineer Battalion
  2005-Present, 21B, 9th Engineer Battalion
  2007-Present, HHC, 172nd Infantry Brigade (Separate)
  2008-Present, 12B10, HHC, 172nd Infantry Brigade (Separate)
  2012-2013, 12B40, 266th Quartermaster Battalion
  2013-2016, 12B40, US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2002-2002 Operation Joint Guardian (KFOR)
  2003-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)/Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq
  2004-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)/FOB Somerall Bayji, Iraq
  2004-2004 OIF/Iraqi Governance (2004-05)/Operation Baton Rouge
  2008-2009 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
  2011-2012 FOB Sharana, Paktika Province, Afghanistan
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