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Dan Anton (born August 12, 1980) is a public speaker, author, entrepreneur and retired Major in the United States Army. He was awarded the Order of Saint Maurice by the National Infantry Association.
Daniel B. Anton received a commission as an Army second lieutenant. After attending basic training at Fort Benning, he was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division in Columbus, Georgia, as a platoon leader.
Operation Iraqi Freedom III
Template:Main article 1LT Anton served his first tour as an Infantry Rifle Platoon Leader from January 2005 to January 2006 in Baqubah, Iraq. While on patrol during his first mission his convoy was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), which fatally killed his platoon sergeant, SFC David J. Salie., and severely wounded 2 others The experience set the tone for the entire deployment.
He returned to Iraq as a captain in 2007, serving in the 1st Infantry Division under the Military Transition Team (MiTT) initiative. He served as operations advisor to a National Police Battalion in Baghdad. During one of his unit's combat patrols Anton severely injured his lower back resulting in 3 herniated discs and spent the next 2 years rehabilitating his back before medically retired.
In 2011 he founded "Anton Brothers Marketing" with his brother and business partner, Matt Anton. Anton co-authored "The Rockstars of JVZoo" and created an SEO software. In 2016, he was seen in the House Hunters International on the HGTV network.
Dates of rank
|Major||July 26, 2012|
|Captain||June 1, 2006|
|First Lieutenant||October 10, 2004|
|Second Lieutenant||April 10, 2003|
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