John A. Wilcox
Colonel John A. Wilcox was commissioned a Signal Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class , OCC 4-83, 9 September 1983. His first duty assignment was as Signal Logistics Planner, 200th Theater Army Material Management Center, Zweibrucken, Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Signal Platoon Leader, E/51st Infantry (Long Range Surveillance), Weisbaden, Germany; Battalion Signal Officer, 165th Military Intelligence Battalion, Weisbaden, Germany; Company Commander, 165th Military Intelligence Battalion, Weisbaden, Germany; Instructor, U.S. Army Field Artillery School, Fort Sill, OK; Battalion Signal Officer, 2/5th Special Forces Group (A), Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Executive Officer, Communications Squadron, Washington, D.C.; Troop Commander, Operations Squadron, Washington, D.C.; Troop Commander, Standards & Training, Washington D.C.; Battalion Commander, 30th Signal Battalion, Fort Shafter, HI; Squadron Commander, Mission Support Squadron, Washington, D.C.; Brigade Commander, 160th Signal Brigade, Ariljan, Kuwait; Director, C4 (Command, Control, Communications, & Computers)/J6, United States Special Operations Command, MacDill, Air Force Base. | Colonel Wilcox's military education and training includes: the United Staets Army War College, Command and General Staff College CAS3, Sere (Survival, Evasion, Resistance, & Escape) Free Fall Parachutist, Jumpmaster, Ranger, Airborne, Air Assault, Battalion Signal Officer Course, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Signal Officer Basic Course. He is a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute with his Bachelors Degree in Management from the University of Maryland and his Masters of Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. | His military awards include: Bronze Star Medal w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal Army Achievement Medal (5), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (3), Meritorious Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Master Parachute Badge, Military Freefall Badge, Air Assault Badge, Ranger Tab.