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Elder named to Hall of Fame

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Command Sgt. Maj. Dan Elder, USA, Ret., a senior fellow of the Association of the United States Army and a former command sergeant major with the Army Materiel Command, has been selected to be inducted into the U.S Army’s Ordnance Corps Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame was established to recognize and memorialize persons who have made a positive, significant contribution to the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps.

A recipient of the Ordnance Order of Samuel Sharp, the first Army Knowledge Management Pioneer Award, the Distinguished Service Medal, two Legions of Merit, four Meritorious Service Medals and the Bronze Star Medal, Elder is the founder of the original "NCO Website" and the author of "Educating Noncommissioned Officers" and "Sergeants Major of the Army."

He served in Bosnia-Herzegovina during Operation Joint Endeavor and in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Elder is currently employed by McLane Advanced Technologies, Temple, Texas, as the senior director of business development. McLane Technologies is a global logistics and technology solutions company.