Daniel B. Allyn
|Daniel B. Allyn|
General Daniel Allyn
35th VCS U.S. Army
September 24, 1959 |
New Hampshire, United States
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1981 – present|
|Commands held||Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army
United States Army Forces Command
XVIII Airborne Corps
1st Cavalry Division
|Battles/wars||Operation Urgent Fury
Operation Just Cause
Operation Desert Storm
Operation Desert Spring
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
|Awards||Distinguished Service Medal (Army)
Defense Superior Service Medal (3)
Legion of Merit (3)
Daniel Bartlett Allyn (born September 24, 1959) is a United States Army General, he is the 35th Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army. He assumed his current role on August 14, 2014. Allyn previously served as the Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command from May 2013 to August 2014. Allyn was the commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps from 2012-2013.
Allyn was born in New Hampshire in 1959 and raised in Berwick, Maine. He graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1981. He went on to serve overseas in Korea, Grenada, Egypt, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan as a combat infantryman and a master parachutist.
Awards and decorations
|Combat Infantryman Badge with Star (denoting 2nd award)|
|Master Parachutist Badge with one bronze Combat Jump Device|
|Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge|
|Canadian Jump Wings|
|18th Airborne Corps Patch worn as his Combat Service Identification Badge|
|75th Ranger Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia|
General Allyn has received 7 Overseas Service Bars. Also, in 2013, General Allyn was the honoree of the Patriot Foundation.
- Hinnant, Jim (15 August 2014). "Milley takes FORSCOM colors as Army's new vice chief of staff departs Fort Bragg". The United States Army. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
- "FORSCOM | The United States Army". Forscom.army.mil. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
- "Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson nominated to command Fort Bragg, 18th Airborne Corps". Fayobserver.com. 2013-05-09. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
- , Army.mil, May 10, 2013
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- 2011/7 MCC Program 2013 (Final).pdf Mission Command in Today's Army
- Allyn promoted, becomes 20th commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command
- Official Bio as Chief of Staff, XVIII Airborne Corps
- Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson nominated to command Fort Bragg, 18th Airborne Corps
John F. Campbell
|Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army
David M. Rodriguez
|Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command
May 2013—August 2014
Mark A. Milley
|Commanding General, XVIII Airborne Corps