U.S. Navy Commander Daryl Adamson retired after 36 years of active-duty Service. He served on the USS George Washington as a Missile Officer and USS Vicksburg as a System Test Officer and Weapons Officer. He served as Executive Officer and Commanding Officer Mobile Mine Assembly Unit (MOMAU) Eight Guam; Officer in Charge (OIC) Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) Detachment Yokosuka; OIC Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division, Detachment Yokosuka and Atsugi Annex; OIC Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support Ammunition Management Office Pacific, Branch Head for OPNAV N411, Commanding Officer, Navy Munitions Command Pacific East Asia Division Unit Guam.
Adamson also served with the Commander Multi-National Forces- West (MNF-W) in Iraq from October 2008 to May 2009 and where he served as the Minister of Defense Coordinator for the 1st and 7th Iraqi Army Military Transition Teams in Al Asad Iraq, coordinating and tracking all Iraqi Army Transitions of Security and Training of forces.
He participated in Operation Praying Mantis; Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom 3, 08.2 and 09.1.
Adamson earned the following military awards; Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (5 Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (8 Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (6 Awards), Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal (4 Awards), Humanitarian Service Medal (2 Awards), Expert Rifle and Pistol Medal and various Unit Awards.
After retiring from the Navy, he took a position as an Ordnance Management subject matter expert with the Military Sealift Command Far East .
Episode 126: Tango Alpha Lima: Concussion Legacy Foundation w/ CEO Chris Nowinski and retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Daryl Adamson
September 20th, 2022 | Season 3 | 1 hr 3 mins
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