Member of the Regiment biography for
CW4 (Ret.) James L. Donaldson (1989)
CW4 (Ret.) James Donaldson served the Signal
Regiment on active duty from 1963 to 1989, and as Honorary Warrant Officer of
the Regiment from 1989 to 1995. Enlisted assignments included 93d Combat Signal
Battalion in Germany and NCOIC of Presidential communications support teams,
White House Communications Agency.
After appointment to warrant officer, he served as
telecommunications chief for Communications Command in Thailand; at Armor Center and Fort
Knox, Ky.; 160th Signal Brigade in Germany; and Training and Doctrine
Commands U. S. Army Communications Command Agency, Fort Monroe, Va. From 1983 to
1989, as his last assignment, he established the Signal Centers Warrant Officer
Training Division and served as its chief, as well as information mission area special
project officer for the Signal Centers deputy commander. He led the team conducting
the feasibility study on moving the U.S. Army Computer Science School from Fort Benjamin
Harrison, Ind., to Fort Gordon, Ga.
Chief Donaldsons awards and decorations include the
Presidential Service Badge and the Signal Corps Regimental Associations Bronze Order
of Mercury award. He was inducted as Distinguished Member of the Regiment in 1989, along
with his appointment as Honorary Warrant Officer of the Regiment.
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