Major Dan Fritz
Assistant Prof. of Military Science
Major (MAJ) Daniel Fritz is the son of Lyle and Noala Fritz of Verdon, NE. He is a 2003 graduate of Dawson-Verdon High School.
Upon graduation MAJ Fritz attended the United States Military Academy Preparatory School for one year at Fort Monmouth,
NJ. He then attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. He graduated in 2008 earning a Bachelor of Science
in Environmental Geography, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry.
After graduating from the Military Academy, MAJ Fritz was assigned to Fort Benning, GA. There he attended the Basic
Officers Leader Course and the Infantry Officer Basic Course achieving Commandant’s List for both courses. He then attended Ranger
School, graduating on July 17th, 2009.
MAJ Fritz was then assigned to 4th Armor Brigade Combat Team 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, TX. There he served as a
Rifle Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, and Headquarters Company Executive Officer from July 2009 to May 2012. After returning
from the unit’s 12 month deployment to Iraq, MAJ Fritz attended the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course. He again achieved
Commandant’s list, graduating in November 2012.
MAJ Fritz was assigned to 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, KS, where he has served as an
S1 OIC and Operations Officer from December 2012 until January 2014, at which time MAJ Fritz took command of Charlie Company,
2-16 Infantry. He led Charlie Company through training and a nine month deployment to the Horn of Africa.
After a successful command he was assigned as an Assistant Professor of Military Science at Cr