Patrick S. Daulton ARMY FELLOW
Major, U.S. Army
Area of Expertise: Weapons of Mass Destruction
Major Patrick S. Daulton joined the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies as an Army Fellow/Military professor in July 2012. His area of specialty is Weapons of Mass Destruction. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1996 with a BA in English Literature. Maj. Daulton was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Training Corps program. After training as a chemical officer he reported to 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry, at Fort Bragg, NC where he deployed in support of Operations SOUTHERN WATCH and DESERT FOX/ DESERT THUNDER.
Maj. Daulton attended the Chemical Captain’s Career Course (CMC3) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. While at Fort Leonard Wood, he served in nominative assignments as a company commander, D/82d Chemical Battalion and a Small Group Instructor for the Chemical Officer Basic and Chemical Captain’s Career Courses.
In 2004 Maj. Daulton deployed to Operation IRAQI FREEDOM (OIF) 04-06 with XVIII Airborne Corps, returning in 2005. Immediately upon redeployment, Maj. Daulton was assigned as the Operations Officer, 32nd Multifunctional Medical Battalion, and redeployed in SEP of that year in support of OIF 06-08 and the surge. Following that fifteen month tour in Iraq, Maj. Daulton attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth Kansas, graduating as a Master Tactician.
Maj. Daulton joined the Defense Threat Reduction Agency at Fort Belvoir, VA in 2009; where he served as a Treaty Team Leader in the Chemical & Biological Division and as the Military Assistant to the Director before becoming the agency’s Chief of Current Operations.
Maj. Daulton holds a Masters of Strategic Intelligence with a concentration in terrorism studies from American Public University, a Masters of Military Arts and Sciences in Strategy from the Command and General Staff College and is a graduate of the Joint & Combined Warfighting School. He has been published in Chemical Review, and is practicum faculty at the University of Phoenix, College of Criminal Justice and Security. His personal awards include the Bronze Star (2OLC), the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Parachutist badge and Irish Parachutist Wings.