Alvin Edward Von Holle

Alvin Edward Von Holle

Alvin Edward Von Holle

Colonel Alvin Edward Von Holle was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 28 on 4 July 1942.  His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company K, 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division, Corvallis, Oregon. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Executive Officer, Company K, 383rd, 96th Division, Corvallis, Oregon;  Company Commander, Company K, 383rd, 96th Division, Corvallis, Oregon;  Company Commander, Company I, 383rd 96th Division, Medford, Oregon;  S-3, 1st Battalion 383rd 96th Division, Okinawa;  Assistant Professor Military Science and Tactics University of Kentucky;  Tactical Instructor in USAR School, 2075 ARASU Cincinnati, USAR School,  Commanding Officer 1404 Logistical Command, Sharonville, Ohio. | Colonel Von Holle is a graduate of Xavier University w/ PhB (Bachelor of Philosophy) and a Masters Degree in Education with a Psychology Major. Some hours of Education were attained at Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. | Military schools attended include: Command and General Staff;  Advance Phase Instruction, the Armor School; Civil Affairs/Military Government;  Armor Officers Advanced Phase I; Armor Officers Advanced Phase II;  Armor Officers Advanced Phase III;  Command and General Staff, Phase II;  Command and General Staff, Phase III; Command and General Staff, Phase IV;  Command and General Staff, 5th Year;  Command and General Staff Graduate Study and Review;  Senior Officers Preventative Maintenance, The Armor School;  Infantry Field Grade Officers Refresher, The Infantry School;  Amphibious Warfare Indoctrination;  Amphibious Warfare Planning;  Counter-insurgency Orientation. | His military awards include: Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star, Soldiers Medal, Bronze Star w/ Cluster, Purple Heart w/ Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Pre-Pearl Harbor, American Defense, Asia-Pacific w/ Arrow Head and three stars, Philippines Liberation w/ two stars, Philippines Defense, American Victory, Army Reserve w/ two hour glass, Army Reserve Distinguished Unit, President Unit Citation, Philippines President Unit Citation.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01470