Billie E. Lauderback
Colonel Billie Edward Lauderback was commissioned an Anti Aircraft Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class number 34, 25 November 1942. His first duty assignment was as a Personnel Officer, 15th Anti Aircraft Artillery Group, Camp Haan, Riverside, California. | His subsequent assignments include: Battery Commanding Officer, 15th Antiaircraft Artillery Desert Training Center, California; Assistant S-3, 15th Antiaircraft Artillery Group, Admiralty Island; Adjutant (S-1), 15th Antiaircraft Artillery Group, Morotai, Netherlands, East Indies; Assistant S-3, 15th Antiaircraft Artillery Group, Philippine Islands; Company Commander, 167th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Islands; Instructor, Field Artillery, 6229 U.S. Army Reserve School, Vancouver, Washington; Instructor, Command and General Staff, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Instructor, National Security Management Center. | His military awards and decorations include: American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.