Member of the Regiment biography for
John T. Holleran (1999)
Mr. John Holleran could be considered father of the
Signal School at Fort Gordon, Ga. For 10 years he was project coordinator for construction
at the new Signal Center, Fort Gordon, for permanent academic facilities; then was project
coordinator for the Signal Schools transfer and a member of the advance party from
Fort Monmouth, N.J., who activated the Signal School at Fort Gordon.
His long service to the Signal Regiment includes assistant
instructor, instructor, phase chief, section chief and course chief in the
basic-electronics department and carrier-repair courses at Fort Monmouth. He also served
as a communications specialist for a special study group in the office of the Chief Signal
Officer; assistant chief of the office of plans and operations at the Signal Training
Center; and plans officer, requirements officer and chief of the Resident Training
Management Division. At Fort Gordon he became deputy director of training and doctrine,
retiring from that position in 1988.
He also retired from the U.S. Army Reserve after more than
23 years of active and reserve service.
His awards and decorations include the Distinguished
Civilian Service Award and the Signal Corps Regimental Associations Brevet Colonel
Mr. Holleran was inducted as a Distinguished Member of the
Signal Regiment in 1999.
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