MAJ David Vermillion
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MAJ David Vermillion

Lyman, South Carolina
Dates of Service: no date specified
RETIRED
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Influence Score: 186,189
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Promotions

  • SPC Aug 64
  • SGT Sep 65
  • SSG Jun 67
  • SFC Nov 69
  • 2LT Aug 70
  • 1LT Aug 72
  • CPT Aug 74
  • MAJ Mar 82
Commissioning Source:  OCS, Aug 1970

Recent Activity  -

Professional Summary 

During my career I was responsible for implemented the Unit Training Extension Course (UTEC) that allowed soldiers to further develop their individual skills and become more proficient in other related skills as well. This system of learning was wide spread and resulted in positive standards being maintained throughout all units.

Military Experiences

Jan 1981
NBC Defense School
Learning how to detect and measure Nuclear, Biological and Chemical elements.
Nov 1979 - May 1980
Company Commander
Trained entry level men and women in soldiering skills.
Oct 1978 - Oct 1979
Company Commander
Responsible for command and control of over 200 officers and enlisted personnel
Sep 1978 - Oct 1978
Personnel Officer (S1)
Train in matters relating to administration.

Deployments(s)

(4 years)
Oct 1978 - Oct 1979
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South Korea
Company Commander of HHC, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, South Korea.
Apr 1967 - Feb 1970
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Vietnam War
Radio Operator for three 5th Special Forces Camps, Phu Tuc, Mia Linh and Tieu Atar in II Corps. Also an Instructor at Recondo School in Nha Trang.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

0

Oklahoma University

Troy University

Individual & Special Skill Schools

0

MACV Recondo School

0

Motor Officer School

Airborne School, Airborne Jumpmaster School, Ranger School, Special Forces School, Flight School.

Certifications

Aug 1974

Defense Race Relations Institute

Foreign Language Skills

1966

Urdu (1+/1+)

Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees & Civilian Bio

Academic Degrees
Civilian Bio

Grew up in Greencastle, Indiana and had five brothers and sisters. Loved to play baseball and basketball as a child and spent a lot of time outdoors around rivers and ponds. Entered the US Army in August 1962 and took basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky and went to AIT there learning to be a radio operator. After there went to airborne school and a few years later went through Special Forces Training at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Civilian Experiences

May 2015 - Present
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Retired
May 2003 - Sep 2011
Owner/Operator
Lawncare and Landscaping.
Jun 1999 - May 2003
Production Associate
Producing products for Ford
Nov 1991 - May 1998
Producing metal parts for Ford and GM

Personal Information

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