David L. Grange Organization leader

David l grange

David L. Grange is a retired United States Army Brigadier General, son of retired Lieutenant General David E. Grange, Jr. After retiring in 1999, David L. Grange served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of the McCormick Foundation in Chicago. In September 2005, Grange became the foundation's President and Chief Executive Officer. In May 2009, Grange became Chief Executive Officer of PPD LLC, a Contract Research Organization based in North Carolina. Grange. also serves as a CNN military analyst and is a founder of ViaGlobal Group Born on December 29, 1947, in Long Island, New York, Grange graduated from North Georgia College in 1970 with a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the infantry. Grange later earned a master’s degree in public service from Western Kentucky University. Grange first saw significant combat action as a second lieutenant assigned to the 101st Airborne's "lima" Ranger company in the I Corps Province of Vietnam in 1971. This unit was part of the 75th Infantry and attached to the 2/17th Cavalry. As a first lieutenant in 1972, Grange was an adviser to the Vietnamese Airborne Division.

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Date of birth
December 29th, 1947
Place of birth
Long Island
United States of America


1. North Georgia College & State University Colleges/University

North Georgia College & State University (NGCSU) is a four-year public university located in Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Georgia. Founded as North Georgia Agricultural College in 1873, it is the second oldest co-educational institution in the state. The university is renowned for its ROTC program, and is designated as The Military College of Georgia. It is also designated by the University System of Georgia as a State Leadership Institution. It is one of only six senior military colleges in the United States.

Type Public university
2010. 25.2 mil. $
Institution colors
82 College Circle, 30597 - Dahlonega, Georgia
2010. 5,353
2009. 5,017
2010. 559
Acceptance rate
2010. 53.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 5.51 K $
2010. 5.19 K $
2009. 4.28 K $
2008. 4.09 K $
Official web page www.northgeorgia.edu
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People attended North Georgia College & State University connected by profession and/or age

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2. Western Kentucky University Colleges/University

Western Kentucky University (WKU) is a public university in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA. It was formally founded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1906, though its roots reach back a quarter-century earlier.

Institution info

Type Public university
2012. 15.4 mil. $
2010. 14.3 mil. $
Institution colors
1906 College Heights Blvd, 42101 - Bowling Green, Kentucky
2012. 18,101
2010. 17,821
2009. 17,648
2012. 3,009
2010. 3,076
Acceptance rate
2012. 92.3 %
2010. 92.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 9.14 K $
2011. 8.08 K $
2010. 7.56 K $
2009. 7.2 K $
2008. 6.93 K $
Official web page www.wku.edu
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People attended Western Kentucky University connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1948., Illustrator
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Company Founded Positions
Pharmaceutical Product Development
Medical Laboratories, Pharmaceutical industry, Commercial Physical and Biological Research, Biotechnology
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Military service

Force Unit Rank From To
United States Army
United States Army Rangers

Military conflicts participated

Vietnam War


November 1st, 1955


April 30th, 1975

Wikipedia article

The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam—supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies—and the government of South Vietnam—supported by the United States and other anti-communist allies. The Viet Cong, a South Vietnamese communist common front aided by the North, fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist forces in the region. The People's Army of Vietnam engaged in a more conventional war, at times committing large units to battle. As the war wore on, the part of the Viet Cong in the fighting decreased as the role of the NVA grew. U.S. and South Vietnamese forces relied on air superiority and overwhelming firepower to conduct search and destroy operations, involving ground forces, artillery, and airstrikes.


South Vietnam
United States of America
South Vietnam
United States of America
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