Regimental Division,
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CSM (Ret.) Timothy M. McCarthy (1997)

CSM Timothy M. McCarthy retired in October 1995 after 32 years’ service. His career began when he was drafted in 1963 and was trained as a 31M radio-relay carrier attendant. His last assignment was with Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J. Other assignments included S-3 sergeant major for 7th Signal Brigade in Mannheim, Germany; command sergeant major for 72d Signal Battalion in Karlsruhe, Germany; and command sergeant major for 7th Signal Brigade in Mannheim and Karlsruhe.

He also served in Vietnam in 121st Signal Battalion; two tours in Korea in 226th Signal Company and 307th Signal Battalion; four tours in Germany with 34th Signal Battalion, 143d Signal Battalion and 102d Signal Battalion. Stateside tours included 4th Battalion School Brigade at the Signal Center; 501st Signal Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky.; and 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) at Fort Campbell, where he served as the division’s Chief Signal NCO.

CSM McCarthy’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with three oak-leaf clusters and the Signal Corps Regimental Association’s Silver Order of Mercury and Bronze Order of Mercury awards. CSM McCarthy is also a member of "Who’s Who in the East," "Who’s Who in America" and "Who’s Who in the World," as well as "Who’s Who Among American High School Teachers." The Signal Regiment inducted CSM McCarthy as a Distinguished Member in 1997, along with his appointment as Honorary Sergeant Major of the Regiment.

In September 1995 CSM McCarthy became a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor at Allendale-Fairfax High School in South Carolina, where he also coaches the rifle team.

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CSM (Ret.) Timothy McCarthy
McCarthy as Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor, 1995.

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