Daniel P. Bolger

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Daniel P. Bolger
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Born (1957-01-15) January 15, 1957 (age 57)
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Unit Commanding General, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan/Commander, NATO Training Mission, Afghanistan
Commands held 1st Cavalry Division
Joint Readiness Training Center, 1st Battalion 327th Infantry Regiment (United States)
Awards Bronze Star Medal
Combat Action Badge

Daniel P. Bolger of Aurora, Illinois is a Lieutenant General (promoted 21-May-2010) of the United States Army.

Formerly the Commanding General of the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas and U.S. Army Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, he currently serves as the Commanding General of the Combined Security Transition Command in Afghanistan and Commander of the NATO Training Mission in Afghanistan. He is also the author of books such as Americans at War, The Battle for Hunger Hill, and Death Ground.


Military career[edit]

Awarded a Bronze Star for Valor

Awards and decorations[edit]

During his military service he was awarded: Defense Superior Service Medal, four awards of the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal with Valor, three awards of the Bronze Star, four awards of the Meritorious Service Medal, three awards of the Army Commendation Medal, and two awards of the Army Achievement Medal. He has also earned the Joint Chiefs of Staff Identification Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge. He has also earned the Combat Action Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.[2]


  • Dragons at War: Land Battles in the Desert (ISBN 978-0804108997)
  • Americans at War 1975-1986: An Era of Violent Peace (ISBN 978-0517071915)
  • Savage Peace: Americans at War in the 1990s (ISBN 978-0891414520)
  • The Battle for Hunger Hill: The 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment at the Joint Readiness Training Center (ISBN 978-0891414537)
  • Feast of Bones (ISBN 978-0804108348)
  • Death Ground: Today's American Infantry in Battle (ISBN 978-0891418306)
  • Scenes from an Unfinished War: Low-Intensity Conflict in Korea, 1966-1969 (ISBN 0788112082)
  • Leavenworth Papers Number 19: Scenes from Unfinished War (ISBN 978-0160363641)
  • Reluctant Allies: The United States Army Air Force and the Soviet Voenno Vozdushnie Sily 1941-1945 (Doctoral Dissertation)
  • What Happened at Khafji: Learning the Wrong Lesson (US Army War College strategic research project)


  1. ^ "News Release: General Officer Announcement". Defense.gov. 2009-03-12. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  2. ^ Isaf.nato.int

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