Blalock, Walter Rogers, SGT

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Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 111.6, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1961 - 1967
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Order of the Spur


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Casualty Info
Home Town
Big Springs
Last Address
Big Springs

Casualty Date
Mar 06, 1967
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Other Explosive Device
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
16E 026

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Order of The Spur

 Tributes from Members  
Tributes from Others posted by IN Olsen, David O, SGT 547
Tribute from 3/4 Cav Association posted by AR Moore, John (SaberAlpha 10), MAJ 228
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  Tributes from Others: Mar 24, 2016  

davy  b
Another Brother
Kilgore, Tx.
Honoring a hero, on his day. Thank you, for your dedication, courage and service, to our nation. 'TO LIVE, IN THE HEARTS OF THOSE, YOU LEAVE BEHIND, IS NEVER TO DIE.' ~Robert Orr~ Rest in peace, Walter Rogers Blalock and know, YOU, ARE NOT FORGOTTEN!!!
Dec 28, 2008
Wayne  Rogers
544, E., Rolly St., Henderson, Nevada, 89011-5300, USA
I Lost, a brother, in arms and a blood cousin. I, have missed you!
Roger, I remember, the great times, at Nanny and Pa's. The food, the family and the fun. I never knew, we served there, at the same time. Now I know, why your mother, Aunt LaVern, cried, when I talked to her, after I came back. She said, I sounded just like you. I arrived, in March 1966, I returned to the states, in April 1967. I was with, the 2nd, Bat., 1st, Reg., 1st, Marine Division. I pray some, of your family reads this, so we can reconnect. David, my brother served, there also, in the Marine Corps. Our families, have always been, ready, to serve this country. You gave your life, to save others. God has, a special place for you, in heaven. Your Loving Cousin. Wayne
Sep 19, 2008
Manuel Pino  B/2/8th Cav,1st Cav 68-69
mpjr54@msn. com
Fellow Army Vietnam Brother
A Trp/3/4th Cav Rgt, 25th Inf Div

'Nor shall your Glory be forgot, While Fame her record keeps, Or Honor points to the hallowed spot, Where Valor proudly sleeps.' -by Theodore OHara
Jul 29, 2008
manny g
Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe
Union Gap, WA. 98903
“You are Remembered”
Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. “He which hath no stomach, to this fight, let him depart. But we in it, shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless you, for your Sacrifice!!!
Mar 6, 2007
Billy Brown
Representative-Permian Basin Vietna
4015, Melody Lane, Odessa, Texas, 79762, USA
A dedicated Soldier

Walter grew up, in West, Texas and California. His father, was Civil Service. He spent his teenage years, in Borne, California, near George, Air Force, Base and then moved, to Big Spring, Texas, where he dropped out, of high school and enlisted, in the Army. He married his girlfriend, from California, after a tour in Germany and before, he went to Vietnam. He was killed, when his APC., hit a land mine. He is buried, at Arlington, National Cemetery. Billy M. Brown,
Oct 6, 2006
Kimberly Kimmel-Ober
Encinitas, California, United States, of America
For SGT/E-5, Walter Blalock and all those, who knew him and loved him, I just want to say, thank you, for your dedication and sacrifice! Please know, that you have, not been forgotten and always, will hold a special place, in my heart! It would have been nice, to have known, you, as a person and I greatly, appreciate your service! I just wish, you, did not, have to pay, so high, a price! You forever will, be a hero, in my eyes!
Wednesday, January 02, 2002
Cindy Creasy
Thank you, forever brave one
I want you to know, how much, my family and I appreciate, your sacrifice and the sacrifice, of your loved, ones. My father served, in Korea and Vietnam. Because, of you and men and women, like you, our country is, the most powerful, nation, on this earth. I have, always been a proud American, never disrespecting, the decision our government officials, made, in sending our loved ones, over, to a foreign country, in order to assist those, persecuted, by other, more powerful governments. I wanted you to know, especially, on this day, how much you, are still loved, by this country and especially, your family. May, God bless your loved ones, still here, with us. May, they know of his eternal, love and mercy. Thank you and your family, for making this, the United States, of America. We salute you!
Thursday, March 06, 2003
aynomonus aynomonus
Big Spring, TX., 79720, USA
On this, Memorial, Day week, we remember the ultimate sacrafice, given, by young men, such as SGT., Blalock. "No greater love."
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Remembering An American Hero
Posted on 3/7/14 - by Curt Carter
Dear SGT Walter Rogers Blalock, sir As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned. With respect, Sir Curt Carter
We Remember
Posted on 1/11/10 - by Robert Sage
Walter is buried at Arlington Nat Cem. BSM PH
Thank You
Posted on 3/6/04 - by Dylan Punke
Dear Walter,I am a student from Gridley High School located in Gridley, IL. We are posting remembrances for a class project and to honor those that paid the ultimate sacrifice. This project is the Gridley High School Posting Project.I am indebted to you for your service to this nation. You fought to the death because of the beliefs that you knew this nation stood for. You fought for all those that you knew. But most importantly, you fought for yourself and your band of brothers. Thank you for your fighting. You were a great soldier.

IN Olsen, David O, SGT 547
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Mar 24, 2016
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