Walker, Samuel, COL

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Aviation
Last Primary MOS
1982-Airfield Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1973-1977, 2019, Troop Support Detachment, Sharpe Army Depot (SHAD) San Joaquin, CA
Service Years
1943 - 1977
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Aviation

Colonel



Eight Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Nevada
Nevada
Year of Birth
1925
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Walker, Samuel, COL USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Henderson
Last Address
Henderson Nevada

Date of Passing
Aug 16, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Honorably Discharged WW II U.S. Army Vietnam US Army Retired

Special Operations Command Korea


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Cold War Fallen
  2014, Cold War Fallen


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired US Army Colonel with 34 years of service.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   

 Ribbon Bar

Aviator Badge (Master)

 
 Unit Assignments
US NavyU.S. ArmyUnited States Army Aviation Center (USAAVNC)US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
Troop Support Detachment, Sharpe Army Depot (SHAD) San Joaquin, CA
  1943-1947, 118, US Navy
  1947-1948, 0006, Central Officers Training School
  1949-1950, 0006, United States Army Aviation Center (USAAVNC)
  1949-1973, 1980, US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Army Aviation and Troop Command (ATCOM)
  1973-1977, 2019, Troop Support Detachment, Sharpe Army Depot (SHAD) San Joaquin, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomons Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1951-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
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