David Dixon

David Dixon commissioned as an armor officer after graduating from the United States Military Academy in 2003. While on active duty, he deployed three times to Iraq as a platoon leader, military transition team member, and troop commander. Since leaving active service, he lives in South Carolina with his wife and children and serves in the South Carolina National Guard.

Recent articles from David Dixon

Marching Orders:  USARC NCOs step out on ruck march
Your Soldiers Are Not Your Children. Treat Them Accordingly
Military leaders will get a lot farther with their subordinates if they treat them like adults and not children.
Soldiers from 79th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, California Army National Guard, prepare to raise the American flag at Multinational Base - Tarin Kot, Afghanistan, August 5, 2013.
There’s Only One Flag That US Service Members Should Honor
My fellow Southern soldiers, it is well past time to stop displaying the stars and bars.
After The Military, How Do We Regain A Sense Of Purpose?
I've realized not only what I miss since getting out, but what it was that really provides the dynamo that drives life in the Army.