Captain Robert Hugh Walker

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Captain Robert Hugh Walker

Captain Robert H. Walker was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 48-67 on August 24, 1967. His first duty assignment was as Instructor, Patrolling Committee, Ranger Department, Fort Benning, Georgia.

His subsequent duty assignments were: Platoon Leader, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Company Commanding Officer, Company E, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, Republic of Vietnam; Platoon Leader, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division, Ft. Lewis, Washington; Protocol Officer, Headquarters, United States Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia.

His military education consists of U.S. Army Infantry Officer Candidate School, U.S. Army Infantry Instructor Training Course, and U.S. Army Ranger School.

His military awards include: Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star Medal (3rd Award), Distinguished Flying Cross, Soldier's Medal, Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device, Bronze Star Medal (4th Award), Air Medal with "V'' Device, Air Medal (6th Award), Army Commendation Medal with "V" Device, Army Commendation Medal (5th Award), Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Civil Actions Honor Medal, Army Overseas Ribbon (2nd Award), National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Combat Infantryman Badge.

 

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Graduated From
Officer Candidate School
Key Assignment
Protocol Officer, Headquarters, United States Army Infantry Center, Fort Benning, Georgia
Highest Award
Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star Medal (3rd Award), Distinguished Flying Cross
Graduation Year
1967
Year Inducted
2020
Rank
Captain

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