John F. Rogan

John F. Rogan

John F. Rogan

Colonel John F. Rogan was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, Finance Branch upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #34, 1 November 1946. His first duty assignment was as a faculty member at the U.S. Army Finance School in St. Louis, Missouri. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Deputy Finance Officer, 198th Finance Disbursing Unit, Camp Zama & Sasebo, Japan (1984-1952); Student, Officer Artillery & Guided Missile School, Fort Bliss, Texas (1952); Batter Commander & Battalion Operations & Training Officer, 98th AAA Battalion, Fort Hancock & Newark, New Jersey (1952-1954); Student, Advance Officer Course, Fort Harrison, Indiana (1954-1955); Faculty, Army Finance School, Fort Harrison, Indiana (1955-1958); Student, Indiana University Graduate School (MBA), Bloomington, Indiana (1958-1960); Deputy Director of Finance, U.S. Civil Administration, RyuKentuckyu Islands, Naha, Okinawa (1960-1962); Student, Regular Course, Command & General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (1962-1963); Director of Finance & Accounting, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York (1963-1967); Chief, Finance & Accounting Policy Division, Office of the Comptroller, 8th U.S. Army, Seoul, South Korea (1967-1968), Promoted to Full Colonel (1968); Chief Claims Division, Settlements Operations & Director, Settlements Operations and the Army Finance Center, Fort Harrison, Indiana (1968-1970). Colonel Rogan retired in 1970 and became the State Finance Director for the State of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (1970-1983).He is also past Financial Adviser to the Bishops of the Dioceses of Madison, Wisconsin (1970-2008), Member, National Council on Government Accounting (1981-1985), and Past President of the National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers & Treasurers (NASACT, 1982-1983). | John F. Rogan is a graduate of the Officer Artillery and Guided Missile School, Fort Bliss, Texas (1952); Finance Officer Advanced Course (1954-1955, graduated #1 in Class); and Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas (1962-1963). | His military awards include: World War II Victory Medal; United Nations Service Medal; Army Occupation Medal; Legion of Merit, Korean Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, National Defense Service Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster; Presidential and Department of Army Certificates of Appreciation; Army Finance Corp Distinguished Member of the Finance Regiment (Hall of Fame); Certificate of Recognition for Service (from Secretary of Defense).

Additional Information

  • Rank


  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted


  • Branch Of Service

    Finance Corps

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