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Dr. Clifford R. Dunning, PH. D., LMFT, LPC

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS

Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star, 2 Purple Hearts, 2 Vietnamese Crosses of Gallantry, twelve Awards of the Air medals, and 5 other personal decorations.

Honor: Master of Physical Fitness, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. 1964

1961-1982
Dr. Dunning entered as Second Lieutenant and progressed to the rank of Lt. Col. prior to retirement. While on active duty, he was an infantry officer with a reconnaissance speciality, qualified for both parachute and scuba duty. Several assignments of note were with the Military Advisory Command in Viet Nam, from 1967-68; instructor with the Army Special Forces School at Ft. Bragg, NC, from 1969-71; Reconnaissance Battalion Commander, from 1971-72; Marine Corps Aide to the Chief of Naval Operations, from 1979-80; and Marine Corps Liaison to the Secretary of the Navy for Information Management Systems, 1980-82.