Dave Richard Palmer

Palmer is a true soldier-scholar. Graduating from West Point in 1956, Palmer served in uniform for thirty-five years, with two tours in Vietnam and four in Europe. He commanded the First Armored Division, and spent five years in political-military positions in the Pentagon. He earned a masters degree in military history from Duke University, and taught that subject at West Point from 1966 to 1969. He headed the Army's Command and General Staff College from 1983 to 1985, and was the...See more