William M. Knarr
Colonel William M. Knarr. Jr. was commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer upon graduation from Infantry Officer Candidate School class 4-73 on 19 July 1973. His first duty assignment was as a Tactical Intelligence Instructor at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. | His subsequent duty assignments included: Flight Section Commander, 120th Assault Helicopter Company, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Flight Operations Officer, 120th Assault Helicopter Company, Fort Richardson, Alaska; Commander, 452nd Military Intelligence Detachment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Fort Richardson, Alaska; S2/Intelligence Officer, 3rd Aviation Battalion (Combat), 3rd Infantry Division, Kitzingen, Germany; Commander, 851st Army Security Agency Company, 3rd Infantry Division, Wurzburg, Germany; Commander, A Company, 103rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Wurzburg, Germany; S3, 103rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Wurzburg, Germany; Electronic Warfare Development Officer, Directorate of Combat Development, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Chief, Senior Operations Research Analysis Branch, Directorate of Combat Development, U.S. Army Aviation Center, Fort Rucker, Alabama; Aviation Signals Intelligence/Electronic Warfare Officer, U.S. Army Intelligence Support Activity, Washington, DC; Chief, Intelligence/Operations Coordination Cell, U.S. Army Special Operations Agency, Pentagon, Virginia; Commander, 165th Military Intelligence Battalion, Darmstadt, Germany; Commander, Joint Intelligence Center, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida; TRADOC Systems Manager, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Aerial Common Sensor, Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Huachuca, Arizona. | His military education consists of: Electronic Warfare Officer Basic Course, Rotary Wing Aviator Course, Fixed Wing Multi-engine Qualification Course, Tactical Intelligence Staff Officer Course, Air Assault School, Airborne School, Military Intelligence Officer Advanced Course, Command and General Staff College, Air Command and Staff College, National War College. | His military awards and decorations include: Legion of Merit w/ Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal (6), Senior Army Aviator Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge.