Chiefs of Signal
Department of the Army Reorganization
1962 - 1986
A major reorganization of the Department of the Army on 1 August 1962 placed the Chief Signal Officer under the general staff supervision of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations (DCSOPS). According to Department of the Army General Order 28 dated 28 February 1964, the Chief Signal Officer became the Chief of Communications – Electronics under DCSOPS and no longer held duties as branch proponent for the Signal Corps.
Beginning with the implementation of the U.S. Army Regimental System in 1986, the commandant of the U.S. Army Signal School was additionally designate as the Chief of Signal and the branch proponent for all Signal soldiers and organizations in the U.S. Army.