During the Imagery "C" school graduation at Navy Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (NMITC) in Dam Neck, Va. on July 18, 2008, ISSN James E. Holley, USN, received the Naval Intelligence Foundation's "Outstanding Graduate" award from Commanding Officer, Center of Naval Intelligence, RDML Norman R. Hayes, USN.
ISSN Holley graduated at the top of his class with a 96 percent GPA, earning him a 1-year membership in Naval Intelligence Professionals. Holley is en-route to European Command Joint Analysis Center, Molesworth, United Kingdom.
Holley is a 2008 graduate of Dawson County High School and is the son of Gary and Ada Holley.
He is the grandson of Bob and Maisie Compton of Dawsonville.