Daniel B. Allyn
|Born||September 24, 1959|
New Hampshire, United States
|Service/||United States Army|
|Years of service||1981–2017|
|Commands held|| Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army |
United States Army Forces Command
XVIII Airborne Corps
1st Cavalry Division
|Battles/wars|| United States invasion of Grenada |
United States invasion of Panama
Operation Desert Spring
War in Afghanistan
|Awards|| Army Distinguished Service Medal (3)|
Defense Superior Service Medal (3)
Legion of Merit (3)
Bronze Star Medal
Daniel Bartlett Allyn (born September 24, 1959) is a retired United States Army general who served as the 35th Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 2014 until 2017. Allyn previously served as the commanding general of the XVIII Airborne Corps from 2012 to 2013 and of United States Army Forces Command from May 2013 to August 2014.
Allyn was born in New Hampshire on September 24, 1959, and raised in Berwick, Maine.He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1981.
Allyn went on to serve overseas in South Korea, Grenada, Egypt, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan as a combat infantryman and a master parachutist.
|Combat Infantryman Badge with Star (denoting 2nd award)|
|Master Combat Parachutist Badge with one bronze Jump Device|
|Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge|
|Army Staff Identification Badge|
|Canadian Jump Wings (non-operational)|
|Italian Parachutist Badge|
|82nd Airborne Division Combat Service Identification Badge|
|75th Ranger Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia|
|7 Overseas Service Bars|
|Army Distinguished Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters|
|Defense Superior Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters|
|Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters|
|Bronze Star Medal|
|Defense Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster|
|Meritorious Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster|
|Joint Service Commendation Medal|
|Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters|
|Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters|
|Army Presidential Unit Citation|
|Joint Meritorious Unit Award with four oak leaf clusters|
|Meritorious Unit Commendation|
|National Defense Service Medal with one bronze service star|
|Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Arrowhead device and two service stars|
|Southwest Asia Service Medal with one bronze campaign star|
|Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars|
|Iraq Campaign Medal with four campaign stars|
|Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal|
|Global War on Terrorism Service Medal|
|Korea Defense Service Medal|
|Humanitarian Service Medal|
|Army Service Ribbon|
|Army Overseas Service Ribbon with bronze award numeral 3|
|NATO Medal for Service with ISAF|
|Multinational Force and Observers Medal with silver numeral 2|
|Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)|
|Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)|
In 2013, Allyn was the honoree of the Patriot Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships and other support to the families of soldiers who have served in airborne, special operations and other army specialty units.
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