Dillard, Walter, COL

Cavalry
 
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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Colonel
Current/Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Current/Last Primary MOS
12C-Cavalry Officer
Current/Last MOS Group
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1977-1979, 12C, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry /HHT
Previously Held MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Service Years
1961 - 1987

Cavalry


Ranger
Colonel



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

Army Staff Identification US Army Retired (Pre-2007) US Army Retired (Post-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Fort Riley-Central Kansas ChapterMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)Post 117
  1961, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1974, Association of United States Army (AUSA), Fort Riley-Central Kansas Chapter (Member) (Junction City, Kansas) - Chap. Page
  1986, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, American Legion, Post 117 (Member) (Reedville, Virginia) - Chap. Page


 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
Officially retired priest of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Virginia, but have been asked to be the long term supply priest for the mountain missions of St George, Stanley, and St Paul, Shenandoah, both on the western slopesof the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Shenandoah Vallley of Virginia.  I wasn't made for retirement.

  

Other Comments:
Miss the Army every day.

   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

 Tributes from Members  
SGT Willie Tyler VN KIA posted by MD McJimsey, Gary, SP 6 168 

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Squadron, 12th Cavalry 1st Infantry Division1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
Department of the Army (DA)1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1962-1965, 3rd Squadron, 12th Cavalry /HHT
  1962-1965, 1204, 3rd Squadron, 12th Cavalry /HHT
  1964-1965, 1204, 3rd Squadron, 12th Cavalry /C Troop
  1966-1967, 1542, 1st Infantry Division
  1966-1967, 1204, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment/B Company
  1966-1967, 1542, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division
  1974-1977, 1204, Department of the Army (DA)
  1977-1979, 12C, 1st Infantry Division
  1977-1979, 12C, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry /HHT
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Attleboro
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Junction City
  1967-1967 Operation Junction City/Operation Junction City II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyUniversity of Washington
  1957-1961, United States Military Academy
  1967-1972, University of Washington
  1990-1993, Others/Not Listed
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