Michael J. Donovan

Michael J. Donovan

Michael J. Donovan

Colonel Michael J. Donovan was commissioned an Engineer Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 1-83, 18 March 1983. His first duty assignment was as Detachment Commander, 511lh Engineer Detachment (Diving), Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Executive Officer, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 30th Engineer Battalion (TA), Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Detachment Commander, 15lh Engineer Company (Dive Team), Fort Kobbe, Panama; Executive Officer, 15th Engineer Company, Fort Kobbe, Panama; Battalion Maintenance Officer, 536th Engineer Battalion, Fort Kobbe, Panama; Instructor, U.S. Navy Diving School, Panama City, Florida; Commander, Headquarters Company, 536th Engineer Battalion, Fort Kobbe, Panama; S-4, 536th Engineer Battalion, Fort Kobbe, Panama; Project Engineer, West Point Area Office, New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, West Point, New York; Deputy Commander, New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Executive Officer, 82nd Engineer Battalion, Bamberg, Germany; Operations Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff-Engineer, U.S. Army Europe; Executive Officer, Engineer Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Bad Kreuznach, Germany; Deputy Chief of Staff, 10lh Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York; Commander 479lh Engineer Battalion (C/M), Watertown, NY; G-3, Gulf Region Division, Multi-National Force, Baghdad, Iraq and Executive Officer, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works); Executive Officer for the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. | Colonel Donovan's military awards and decorations include; Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters. Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon with the three device, NATO Medal, Army Superior Unit Award w/ 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Assault Badge, Navy Diving Officer Badge, Army Salvage Diver Badge.

More Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Key Assignment

    Executive Officer | Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works | The Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal

  • Year Inducted

    2006

  • Branch Of Service

    Engineer

  • HF ID #

    HF_02342