Carter, James Arnold, CW4

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Last Service Branch
Air Defense Artillery
Primary Unit
1972-1974, Army Garrison Fort Bliss, TX
Service Years
1944 - 1974

Air Defense Artillery

Chief Warrant Officer 4


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Home Town
Walkerville
Last Address
Kerrville, TX

Date of Passing
Aug 23, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


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Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present)




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CW4 James A. Carter


 SAN ANTONIO - James A. Carter, 84, of Kerrville, passed away on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Audie Murphy V.A. Hospital.


He was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Walkerville, Mich., to Phineas David and Jennie Arnold Carter. Jim, as he was known by his family and friends, was a retired chief warrant officer (CW4) in the United States Army. Jim's military service spanned 30 years in both the enlisted force, in which he attained the rank of master sergeant, and then in the Warrant Officer Corps. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. Jim dedicated much of his time as a volunteer with the Retired Affairs Office, where he assisted surviving spouses with veteran-related affairs and documentation.


Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Angelus Funeral Home. Visitation is set for Wednesday, Aug. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Angelus Funeral Home, 1119 North St. Mary's, San Antonio.


A military burial service with honors will be Thursday, Aug. 26, at 9:30 a.m., at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach, San Antonio.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made "in memory of James A. Carter" to the Kerrville Chapter of the Disabled American Veterans, 5788 Eckhart Road, Room 2A112, San Antonio, TX 78240.


   
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James A. Carter


Kerrville, Texas


James A. Carter, 84, of Kerrville, Texas passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2010, at Audie Murphy V.A. Hospital.


He was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Walkerville, Mich., to Phineas David and Jennie Arnold Carter. Jim, as he was known by his family and friends, was a retired chief warrant officer (CW4) in the United States Army. Jim's military service spanned 30 years in both the enlisted force, in which he attained the rank of master sergeant, and then in the Warrant Officer Corps. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation.


Jim dedicated much of his time as a volunteer with the Retired Affairs Office, where he assisted surviving spouses with veteran-related affairs and documentation.


Jim is survived by his wife, Delia; children Betsy, Sandra, Camille, David, Wayne, Michael; grandchildren; nieces and nephews; brother Robert (Norma) Carter; sister Beth Carter O’Brien; sister-in-law Dorothy Carter; cousins Myron (Joyce) Carter, Leona Derks, Scott (Hazel) Payne, Eva Engle, Grace Lundi.


He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nellie, his parents and brother Phineas Carter II.


Jim, a graduate of Hart High School, traveled the world and served his nation with honor. He will be greatly missed.


A military burial service with honors was Thursday, Aug. 26, at 9:30 a.m., at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach, San Antonio.


   
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 Unit Assignments
3rd Armored DivisionAir Defense Artillery Center and School (Staff)Army Garrison Fort Bliss, TX
  1944-1948, 3rd Armored Division
  1955-1961, Air Defense Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1968-1970, Air Defense Artillery Center and School (Staff)
  1972-1974, Army Garrison Fort Bliss, TX
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II1
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
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