- Columbia native and South Carolina State University graduate Col. Bruce Crawford will be promoted to Brigadier General September 4th in Germany.
Crawford’s family will be watching a live stream of the promotion ceremony from Fort Jackson. Cadets from SC State will be watching the ceremony by live Internet stream as well.
Col. Crawford received a BS in Electrical Engineering from South Carolina State University and was a member of ROTC. He also has an MSA in Administration from Central Michigan University and an MS in National Resource Strategy from Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
He is currently Commander of the 5th Signal Command of the United States Army Europe and Seventh Army.
His recent assignments include commanding the 516th Signal Brigade, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, Chief, LandWarNet Integration Division, Chief Information Office, G6, Pentagon, Washington, DC and Director, Chief of Staff Army, Coordination Group, Office of the Chief of Staff, Army, Washington, D.C.
Col. Crawford has attended the Signal Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, the United States Army Command and General Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
The ceremony takes place at 10:30 a.m. on September 4th. Source