Daniel B. Allyn
|Daniel B. Allyn|
Allyn in 2014
September 24, 1959 |
New Hampshire, U.S.
|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 (U.S. Army) (2)
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 15, 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 to 2013.
Early life and education
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|
|Army Staff Identification Badge|
|Canadian Jump Wings (non-operational)|
|Italian Parachutist Badge|
|1st Cavalry Division Combat Service Identification Badge|
|75th Ranger Regiment Distinctive Unit Insignia|
|7 Overseas Service Bars|
In 2013, Allyn was the honoree of the Patriot Foundation, an organization which 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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- West Point Alumni Foundation, inc; United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates (1991). Register of Graduates and Former Cadets of the United States Military Academy. Association of Graduates, USMA. ISSN 0090-2357. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
- "Allyn promoted, becomes commander of FORSCOM". army.mil. May 10, 2013. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
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- Allyn's official webpage
- Allyn promoted, becomes 20th commanding general of U.S. Army Forces Command
- Official Bio as U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff
- Maj. Gen. Joseph Anderson nominated to command Fort Bragg, 18th Airborne Corps
|Commanding General, XVIII Airborne Corps
David M. Rodriguez
|Commanding General, United States Army Forces Command
May 2013 – August 2014
Mark A. Milley
John F. Campbell
|Vice Chief of Staff of the United States Army
August 2014 – present