William L. Holland
Colonel William “Dutch” Holland was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 24-67. His first duty assignment was as Rifle Platoon Leader with Company C, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Airborne, 82nd Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Reconnaissance Platoon Leader, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Airborne, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Battalion Advisor, 4th Battalion, 1st Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Army of the Republic of Vietnam, Quan Tri, Vietnam; Assistant Advisor G-3 Advisor, 1st Infantry Division, ARepublic of Vietnam, Illinois Army National Guard, Hue, Vietnam; Detachment Commander, Advisory Team 3, Military Assistance Command-Vietnam, Hue, Vietnam; Company Commander, Company A, 5th Battalion, 1st Basic Combat Training Brigade, Fort Polk, Louisiana; Instructor, Platoon Tactics Division, Tactics Department, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Operations Officer, Infantry Officer Basic Course (Experimental), Tactics Department, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, Advance Tactics Division, Tactics Department, USAIS, Fort Benning, Georgia; Deputy Provost Marshal, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; Executive Officer, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Training Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia; Deputy Provost Marshal/ Deputy Commander, Military Police Activity, U.S. Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia; Chief, Operations Division, 3rd Region, U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, Fort Gillem, Georgia; Provost Marshal, 9th Corps and U.S. Army Japan, Camp Zama, Japan; Director of Plans, Training Mobilization and Security, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Provost Marshal and Commander, Law Enforcement Activity, Fort McPherson, Georgia; Inspector General, Illinois National Guard, Springfield, Illinois. | At the time of his induction Colonel Holland was serving as Executive Assistant to the Adjutant General, State of Illinois, Illinois Department Of Military Affairs, Springfield, Illinois.