Daniel B. Allyn

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Daniel B. Allyn
General Daniel Allyn  Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command
General Daniel Allyn
Commanding General, U.S. Army Forces Command
Born 1959/1960 (age 54–55)[1]
Berwick, Maine
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1981 – Present
Rank General
Commands held 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

Daniel B. Allyn is a United States Army General, he is currently the commander of United States Army Forces Command, the largest United States Army command and provider of expeditionary, campaign-capable land forces to combatant commanders. He assumed his current command on May 10, 2013.[2] Previous to this assignment Allyn was the commander of the XVIII Airborne Corps from 2012-2013.[3]

Career[edit]

Allyn 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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cuningham, Henry (3 April 2010). "Allyn leaving Bragg for Fort Hood". The Fayetteville Observer. Retrieved 4 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "FORSCOM | The United States Army". Forscom.army.mil. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson nominated to command Fort Bragg, 18th Airborne Corps". Fayobserver.com. 2013-05-09. Retrieved 2013-07-03. 
  4. ^ [1], Army.mil, May 10, 2013

External links[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
David M. Rodriguez
Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command
May 2013—present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Frank Helmick
Commanding General, XVIII Airborne Corps
2012–2013
Succeeded by
Joseph Anderson