William E. Lane

LANE,WILLIAM
William E. Lane

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.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Distinguished Service Medal (DSM)

  • Year Inducted

    2018

  • HF ID #

    HF_02777