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.