Wayne C. Hogan
Colonel Wayne C. Hogan was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 6, 4 May 1954. His first duty assignment was as Machine Gun Platoon Leader, Company D, 1st Battalion, 504th Airborne Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Co. A, 370th Armed Infantry Battalion, Munich, Germany; Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, Headquarters Company, 370th Armed Infantry Battalion, Munich, Germany; Company Commander, Combat Aviation Company, 82nd Aviation Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Operations Officer, 3rd Light Aviation Section, Camp Red Cloud, Korea; Company Commander, Co. E, 2nd Battle Group, 39th Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington; S-3, 2nd Battle Group, 39th Infantry, Fort Lewis, Washington; S-3, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry (Mechanized), Fort Lewis, Washington; Operations, 162nd Aviation Company, Vietnam. Assistant S-3, 12th Combat Aviation Group, Vietnam; Commander, U-1 Transition School, Fort Ord, California; Chief, Enlisted Branch, Deputy Chief Staff Individual Training, Continental Army Command, Fort Monroe, Virginia; Chief, Analysis and Management Division, USARV, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, 9th Aviation Battalion, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington; Staff Officer, Command and Control, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Virginia; Staff Officer, Command and Control, Office of Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, Washington D.C.; Commander, Intelligence Data Handling Site and Division Chief, Heidelberg, Germany; Commander, Automated Logistic Management System Activity, St. Louis, Missouri. | Colonel Hogan's military awards and decorations include: the Legion of Merit (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal (10th Award and one with “V” Device), Army Commendation Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Expert Infantryman Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Senior Army Aviator Badge, Army General Staff Identification Badge, Office of the Secretary of Defense Identification Badge. | Following his retirement, Colonel Hogan was a volunteer and regional chief executive of the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic family service organization with over 1.7 million members.