LTC Wayne Dandridge

LTC Wayne Dandridge

Dates of Service: Aug 1967 - Sep 1991
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  • SP5 Nov 67
  • WO1 Sep 68
  • CW2 Sep 69
  • 2LT
  • 1LT May 71
  • CPT
  • MAJ Sep 80
  • LTC Sep 86
Commissioning Source:  Direct Commission, May 1971

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Currently CEO, Editor, & Writer with Tigers, Vikings, & Vipers Publishing LLC. 40 years of military, VA, and civilian industry successful leadership as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, VA and AUSA Job Assistance Officer and VSO, Board Chair, CEO, VP, Region Manager, PM, Quality Manager, Proposals Manager, Business Process Re-engineering PM, and logistician. Goal: Write 3 more successful books! Publishing Company CEO Editor. Fiction and non-fiction book writer & publisher. Hospice CEO and founder. Aerospace and Logistics PM, Regional Manager, & COO. Motivational Speaker and writer with over 23 leadership, logistics, business, and other articles published in the USA, UK, & Germany in over 20 magazines/news papers and two books. Author of fast selling and all five star reviewed military history book BLADES OF THUNDER (Book One).

Military Experiences

Aug 1967 - Sep 1991
Infantry enlisted, Warrant Officer attack-utility-scout pilot, Instructor Pilot, SIP, Flight Examiner, Maintenance Test Pilot, Academic Instructor, Flight Commander, Iranian Army Logistics Adviser, Aircraft Maintenance Officer, Transportation Officer, Depot Traffic Manager, Locomotive Operator, Airfield Commander, Cobra Fielding Team Deputy, DA Deputy Chief of Staff Logistics Aviation Staff & POMCUS Aviation Science Officer, US European Command and US Army Europe-German Logistics (WHNS) Negotiator, and Chief of Aircraft Maintenance at the US Army Aviation Center.


(4 years, 5 months)
Jan 1981 - Jul 1982
Science Officer, Test Pilot, Maintenance Officer, and Project Manager for Aviation Pre-Positioned Material Configured to Unit Sets (POMCUS) long term, fully mission capable helicopter storage test and development project. Also served as Deputy Cobra Material Fielding team Chief.
May 1974 - Jun 1976
Logistics, safety, and flight standardization adviser to the Iranian Army Aviation Headquarters.
Sep 1968 - Apr 1969
Vietnam ribbon
Vietnam War
121st Assault Helicopter Company slick and gunship pilot and warrior. 235th Aerial Weapons Company Cobra pilot. Education Officer and Pay Officer additional duties.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 1984 - Jul 1984

Basic Contracting Course

Jun 1984

COR Course

Mar 1984 - Apr 1984

German Headstart Language

Jun 1983 - Dec 1983

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Jan 1988 - Feb 1988

HAZMAT Manager

Mar 1978 - Jun 1978

120 Ton Diesel Electric Locomotive Operator


Dec 1999

Missouri Certified Polcie Officer

Sep 1999

Business Process Re-engineering Specialist

Jul 1990

Alabama Police Officer

Foreign Language Skills



Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees