Colonel Dale Holloman was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 9 July 1953, Class Number 56. His first duty assignment was as Executive Officer, Company A, 86th Reconnaissance Battalion, 6th Armored Division, Fort Leonard Wood, MO. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Instructor, 6th Armored Division, Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Control Group (Standby), USARCPAC, St Louis, MO; Commander, 502nd Signal Detachment, Fifth Army, Centralia, IL; Program Control Officer, 4003 Army Garrison, Oklahoma City, OK; Control Group (Reinf) USARCPAC, St Louis, MO; Instructor, 4156th USAR School, Tulsa, OK; Instructor, Command and General Staff College/Various USAR Schools; Operations Staff Officer, FEMA Region V (MOBDES), Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Deputy Commander, 4266th Log Com (B) (RTU), Midland, Texas; Commander, 4266th Log Comm (B) (RTU), Midland, Texas; Regional Military Emergency Coordinator, Region 7 (IMA), Fort Sam Houston, Texas. | His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/10 Year Device, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster. | Military schools attended include: Signal School, Officer Familiarization; Fifth Army Area Intelligence School, Staff Officer Course; Signal Center and School, Officer Career Course; Command and General Staff College; Army Logistics Management Center, Army Maintenance Management Course, Logistics Management Development Course, Defense Property Disposal System, Research and Management Development Course.