Captain Kelly A. Holleran, born in New Brunswick, NJ, was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in May 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with Honors from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY. CPT Holleran's military education includes: Airborne Course, Basic Officer Leadership Course, Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (High Risk) Course, AH-64 Delta Aviator Qualification Course, Unit Movement Officer Course, Aviation Captain's Career Course, and the Commander's and First Sergeant's course.
CPT Holleran joined the Mountaineer ROTC Program in May of 2016 as a member of the Operations Team. Prior to this assignment, she served as the Commander of Bravo Company, 1-501st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, where she forward deployed to JSA Georgia in support of Operation Spartan Shield 14-15. Prior to assuming Command, she served as the Battalion's Assistant Operations Officer. Prior to this assignment, she graduated from the Aviation Captain's Career Course in August 2014. Prior to AVCCC, she served as the Battalion Logistics Officer, 4-277th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Fort Hood, TX (2013-2014), during which time she deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom - Kuwait (2013). She also served as a Platoon Leader, Alpha Company, 4-227th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Fort Hood, TX (2011-2013), during which time she deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (2011-2012).
CPT Holleran's awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal with service star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with numeral two, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal, Army Aviation Badge, and Parachutist Badge.
CPT Holleran currently resides in Blowing Rock, NC with her husband, Scott Holleran.
Title: Executive Officer and Sophomore Instructor
Department: Department of Military Science and Leadership (ROTC)
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Phone: (828) 262-2015