Childs, Maurice, SGT

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1745-Light Weapons Infantry Leader
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Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1961-1964, 100th Division (Institutional Training)
Service Years
1960 - 1964
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 Maury graduated Berea College, Berea, KY with a degree in Biology. He pursued careers as a school teacher, an Executive for the Boy Scouts of America, and a sales representative for scholastic and yearbook products. He also served his country as a Sergeant in the United States Army during the Berlin Crisis in the early and mid 1960’s. Maury was very active in the Kiwanis Club and made significant contributions of his time, talent, and treasure to other community and service organizations and the Disciples Christian Church. His passion for life was best expressed in his involvement with the astronomical community. Belonging to both the Cincinnati and Miami Valley Astronomical Societies of Ohio, Maury was recognized personally and professionally for his contributions to the hobby of Astronomy. Maury’s personal motto of “Look always to the Sky” reflected his positive and energetic outlook on life. An attitude he instilled in all he met.

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1960, 12th Battalion, 4th Training Regiment (Fort Knox, KY), A
 Unit Assignments
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY100th Division (Institutional Training)
  1960-1961, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
  1961-1964, 100th Division (Institutional Training)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1961 Cold War Incident - Standoff at Checkpoint Charlie (East Germany)
 Colleges Attended 
Berea College
  1955-1959, Berea College
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