Member of the Regiment biography for
(Ret.) Bruce R. Harris (1995)
LTG (Ret.) Bruce Harris retired from the Army in
1989 after more than 33 years of active-duty service. At the time of his retirement, LTG
Harris was director of information systems for command, control, communications and
computers in the Secretary of the Armys office. LTG Harris earlier assignments
included commander, U.S. Army Signal Center and School; deputy commanding general of the
Armys Information Systems Command; commander, U.S. Army Communications Systems
Agency; assistant division commander, 9th Infantry Division; and deputy assistant
Secretary of Defense for legislative (congressional) affairs, where he was the senior
military adviser to the Secretary on legislation of interest to the Defense Department.
LTG Harris is also experienced and qualified in logistics
management, installation management and aviation. He was rated in both fixed and rotary
wing aircraft and served two tours in Vietnam as an Army helicopter pilot.
LTG Harris pioneered the application of tactical automated
command-and-control systems and was a principal player in the merging of communications,
automation, printing and publishing, imaging and records management into a single
functional area within the Army.
His awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit,
Bronze Star medal and Meritorious Service Medal with oak-leaf cluster. LTG Harris was
inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Signal Regiment in 1995 and appointed Honorary
Colonel of the Regiment in 1998.
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