William E. Lane

LANE,WILLIAM

William E. Lane

Colonel William E. Lane entered the U.S. Army 30 January 1970 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He served as a Soldier in the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and as a Sergeant in the 1st Battalion, 75th Infantry, Ranger (Airborne), Fort Stewart, Georgia. He was commissioned a Signal Corps Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 50th Company, Fort Benning, Georgia, Class # 2-76 on 30 January 1976. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Radio Platoon, Company B, 34th Signal Battalion, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Federal Republic of Germany. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader, Corps Tactical Command Post Platoon, Company B, 34th Signal Battalion, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Federal Republic of Germany; Commander, Kelley Detachment, 34th Signal Battalion, VII Corps, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Federal Republic of Germany; Commander, Company D, 34th Signal Battalion, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Germany; Commander, Company A, 34th Signal Battalion, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Germany; Signal Squadron Operations Officer, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Signal Squadron Commander, 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment Delta (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Organization Effectiveness Staff Officer, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; S-3 Operations Officer, Light Fighter Training Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Helemano, Hawaii; Executive Officer, Light Fighter Training Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Helemano, Hawaii; Assistant Division Signal Officer, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Republic of Korea; J-6 Operations Officer, Special Operations Command Pacific, Camp Smith, Hawaii; Military Observer, United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission, Umm Qasr, Iraq; Assistant Chief of Staff, G-6, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Commander, 112th Signal Battalion (Airborne, Special Operations), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Signal Branch Chief, Enlisted Personnel Directorate, Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Combat Support Division Chief, Enlisted Personnel Directorate, Total Army Personnel Command, Alexandria, Virginia; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3, United States Army Signal Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona; Commander, 2nd Signal Brigade, Mannheim, Federal republic of Germany; Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6, United States Special operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Colonel Lane retired from active duty 29 February 2004. | His military education consists of: Signal Officer Basic Course; Signal Officer Advanced Course, United States Army Command and General Staff College; and the United States Naval War College.

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Graduated From
Officer Candidate School Fort Benning, Georgia
Key Assignment
Platoon Leader, Corps Tactical Command Post Platoon, Company B, 34th Signal Battalion, VII Corps, Ludwigsburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)
Year Inducted
2018
Rank
Colonel
HF ID #
HF_02777

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