John S. Holwick

John S. Holwick

John S. Holwick

Colonel John S. Holwick was commissioned as a Signal Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class #1-83, 18 March 1983. His first duty assignment was as a Battalion Training Officer, 36th Signal Battalion, Camp Walker, Republic of Korea. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Operations Officer, 169th Signal Company, Camp Walker, Republic of Korea; C-E Staff Officer, 7/15th Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Ord, California; Company Executive Officer, B/127th Signal Battalion, Fort Ord, California; C-E Staff Officer, 5/15th Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Ord, California; Maintenance Officer, 63rd Signal Battalion, Pirmasens, Germany. Company Commander, A/63rd Signal Battalion, Pirmasens, Germany, and Logistical Base B, Saudi Arabia; Assistant Operations Officer, 63rd Signal Battalion, Pirmasens, Germany; Battalion S-1/Adjutant, 72nd Signal Battalion, Karlsruhe, Germany; Brigade Plans Officer, 7th Signal Brigade, Karlsruhe, Germany; Battalion S-3, 72nd Signal Battalion, Karlsruhe, Germany; Brigade S-1/Adjutant, 7th Signal Brigade, Karlsruhe, Germany; Communications Watch Officer, National Military Command Center, Pentagon, Virginia; Chief, NMCC Communications Watch Branch, National Military Command Center, Pentagon, Virginia; Branch Chief, J60 Current Ops, Headquarters, USFK/CFC, Yongsang, Republic of Korea; Battalion Commander, 304th Signal Battalion (EAC Tactical), Camp Colbern, Republic of Korea; Special Assistant, U.S. Army Staff, Pentagon, Virginia; Deputy ACofS, J6, Headquarters, USFK/CFC, Yongsang, Republic of Korea; Commander, United States Army Garrison, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Command Inspector General, Army Installation Management Command, Arlington, Virginia. | Colonel Holwick is a graduate of the Signal Officer Basic Course, Airborne School, Signal Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Staff School, Command and General Staff College, and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces; Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Reserve Joint and Special Troops Support Command, Salt Lake City, Utah. | His military awards and decorations include: the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (4 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal (2 Oak Leaf Cluster), Joint Meritorious Unit Award (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal (Two Awards), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (Numeral 6), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), Army Staff Identification Badge, Joint Staff Identification Badge, and the Army Parachute Badge.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Defense Superior Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2012

  • Branch Of Service

    Signal Corps

  • HF ID #

    HF_02580