Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran David “Scott” Heintz.

Scott retired from the Army after more than 26 years of active duty service. He held various command and staff positions, including Command of “Eagle Dustoff”, Delta Company, 326 Medical BN, 101st Airborne Division (AA) during Operation Desert Storm.

He also commanded the 52nd Medical Evacuation Battalion in Korea.

Scott taught at the Army Medical Department’s Center and School and served on the Department of the Army’s Staff in the Office of the Army Surgeon General. He also served as the Medical Evacuation Consultant to the Army Surgeon General from 2001-2005. Prior to his last duty assignment as the Deputy Command Surgeon at USSOCOM, Scott served as the Director of Medical Evacuation Proponency.

Scott founded, and currently serves as president of 9Line, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business committed to providing advocacy and support to our nation’s Wounded Warriors and their families.

He lives in Florida with his wife and two children.

Thank you for your service, Scott!

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Published on Jul. 15, 2016

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  1. JOHN J GAVIRIA JR July 16, 2016 at 10:07 am

    Thank you for your service “Scott”…. Hooah….

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