Lt. Colonel Jim Sullivan
Lt. Colonel Jim Sullivan retired for the second time on Dec. 31, 2010. He and his wife, Lt. Colonel Maud Sullivan, officially retired in 2002. However, he returned to the Army in 2004 to serve as the financial development director in Las Vegas, where he remained until last year.
Sullivan graduated from Azusa College in 1959 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then attended the School for Officer Training (SFOT) in San Francisco and was commissioned in 1960 with the Great Hearts Session.
His first assignment was Temple Corps in San Diego where his daughters Patricia Ann (1961) and Hazel Lynn (1962) were born. Returning to school, he received his Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from United States International University.
From 1963-1964 he served in Honolulu where he welcomed another daughter, Robin Joy, in 1964.
From 1964 to 1967 he served in Prescott, Ariz., where son James Alan was born in 1966. Also during this time, he earned a Master of Arts in counseling from Northern Arizona University.
Sullivan served as education officer from 1967-1970 at SFOT. From 1970-1973 he was a corps officer in Riverside, Calif.
He served as divisional youth secretary from 1973-1975 in Portland (Ore.); corps officer in Boise, Idaho, from 1975-1983; and corps officer and Clark County coordinator in Las Vegas from 1983-2002.
He attended Brengle Institute in 1992.
The Sullivans will remain in the Las Vegas area.