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In addition to being a best-selling author, Capt. Dale Dye, USMC (Ret.) is also Hollywood's premiere military advisor and recognized actor.


Background Information

Dale Dye is a Marine officer who rose through the ranks to retire as a Captain after twenty-one years of service in war and peace. He is a distinguished graduate of Missouri Military Academy who enlisted the United States Marine Corps shortly after graduation. Sent to war in Southeast Asia, he served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1967 through 1970 surviving 31 major combat operations. Appointed a Warrant Officer in 1976, he later converted his commission and was a Captain when he deployed to Beirut, Lebanon with the Multinational Force in 1982-83. He served in a variety of assignments around the world and along the way attained a degree in English Literature from the University of Maryland. Following retirement from active duty in 1984, he spent time in Central America, reporting and training troops for guerrilla warfare in El Salvador, Honduras and Costa Rica. Upset with Hollywood's treatment of the American military, he went to Hollywood and established Warriors Inc., the pre-eminent military training and advisory service to the entertainment industry. He has worked on more than fifty movies and TV shows including several Academy Award and Emmy winning productions. He is a novelist, actor, director and show business innovator, who wanders between Los Angeles and Lockhart, Texas.

Birth Place
Cape Girardeau, MO USA
Accomplishments

Bronze Star with "V" for Valor (Vietnam, 1968)
Three Purple Hearts
Meritorious Service Medal (Okinawa)
Two Navy Commendation Medals with Combat "V" Device (Vietnam and Beirut)
Navy Achievement Medal with Combat "V" Device (Vietnam)
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Combat Action Ribbon (Vietnam and Beirut)
Vietnamese Honor Medal 1st Class
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry
Legionnaire, Order of Saint Maurice (Ancient and Honorable Order of Infantrymen)



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