Captain Adam Dortona

CPT Dortona

Biography:

CPT Adam Dortona has served in the infantry in both enlisted and officer positions for the past 14 years.  He graduate One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Benning, Georgia in October 2000 and was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Schweinfurt, Germany where he served in positions ranging from rifleman to fire team leader.  After a deployment to Kosovo he was selected for the Army’s Green to Gold program and attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where he earned a degree in history.  He commissioned into the infantry in May 2006 and after attending initial training was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division where he served as a Mechanized Infantry Platoon Leader in Baghdad, Iraq.  Upon redeployment he attended additional training and was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division where he served as a Battalion Operations Officer and Rifle Company Commander in Afghanistan.  He now serves as an MSIII instructor at California State University at Sacramento.

Military and Civilian Education:

Captain Dortona has a Bachelor’s Degree in History, is a graduate of the Infantry Officer Basic Course, Maneuver Captain Career Course, Airborne School, Air Assault School and the U.S. Army Ranger School.

Decorations:

The Bronze Star Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Kosovo Campaign Medal with 1 Campaign Star, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, the Iraq Campaign Medal with 2 Campaign Stars, the NATO Medal Kosovo, the NATO Medal Afghanistan, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terror Service Medal, the Overseas Service Ribbon with ‘3’ device, the Army Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Basic Parachutist Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Ranger Tab.