Regimental Division,
Office Chief of Signal

United States Army Signal Center, Fort Gordon, GA
 * Requires AKO User ID
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |
OFFICES & BRANCHES
Red bullet Army Communicator
Purple bullet Signal Museum
Yellow bullet History archives
Yellow bullet S.C.R.A.
Red bullet Command Historian
thin dividing bar
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |
SIGNAL REGIMENT
Purple bullet Go Signal
Red bullet KidsCommo
Yellow bullet Photo gallery
Purple bullet Regimental art
Red bullet Regimental Hall
Purple bullet Signal Units
Purple bullet Chiefs of Signal
thin dividing bar
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |
OVERVIEW PAGES
Red bullet Publications
Yellow bullet Division POCs
Purple bullet Division Mission
Red bullet Website Contents
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |
Thin Line
   Administrator
Mailbox Icon

This is an offical U.S. Army Site |

Header insignia for Distinguished Member biography pageDistinguished Member of the Regiment biography for

Mr. John R. Turns (2008)

Mr. John R. Turns is posthumously inducted as a Distinguished Member of the Signal Regiment for outstanding service to our nation during a career spanning 52 years of Federal service. Mr. Turns enlisted in the Army as a communications specialist in 1954.  He attained the rank of first sergeant prior to his retirement in 1970 when he joined Civil Service at Fort Gordon. He assumed his last position as Chief of Professional Development, 442nd Signal Battalion in 1987.  Through numerous changes and organizational restructures, Mr. Turns never lost sight of his mission - training the newly commissioned officers of the Signal Regiment. He directly impacted the lives and careers of over ten thousand Signal Lieutenants and one thousand international officers from 54 countries. He was a compassionate leader when a student had a personal crisis, but the standard bearer when one failed to meet course standards. He took a tremendous amount of pride in the accomplishments of his students and many remained in contact throughout their careers. He embodied the Army values and lived them long before they were articulated by Army leadership. His many years and contributions to our Regiment solidify him as one of our distinguished members.  

 

 

Left-pointing arrow Back to main Distinguished Member of the Regiment page | green arrow in circle pointing left; navigation for "back to" instructions Regimental Special Projects Officer



Last modified on:
April 04, 2012

Section 508 accessibility icon Our site and Section 508

A note about external links

Please read the privacy and security notice
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |
This is an offical U.S. Army Site |