Karen S. Adams
Colonel Karen S. (Haro) Adams was commissioned a Signal Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-80, 29 February 1980. Her first assignment was as a Communications Platoon Leader, 107th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Ord, California. | Her subsequent duty assignments include: Battalion Signal Officer, 107th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Ord, California; Commander, C Company, 107th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Ord, California; Brigade Signal Officer, 72nd Field Artillery Brigade, Wertheim, Germany; Operations Officer, Test and Experimentation Command, Fort Hunter Liggett, California; Brigade Signal Officer, Aviation Brigade, Fort Ord, California; Deputy Division Chief, Joint Electronic Warfare Center, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas; Executive Officer and Operations Officer, 39th Signal Battalion, Chievres, Belgium; Professor of Military Science, 5th Reserve Officers' Training Corps Brigade, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas; Commander, 447th Signal Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Strategic Communications Officer, Office of the Director of Information Systems for Command, Control, Communications, and Computers, the Pentagon, Washington, D.C.; Training and Mission Support Branch Chief, Installation, Management Agency, Crystal City, Virginia; Commander, United States Army Garrison, Fort Gordon, Georgia; Deputy Region Director, European Region, Installation Management Agency, Heidelberg, Germany. | Her military awards and decorations include: the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ silver oak leaf Cluster, Army Commendation Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal w/ Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal and the Parachutist Badge.