Homer L. Walker

WALKER,HOMER
Homer L. Walker

Homer L. Walker

Colonel Homer Lee Walker was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School on 9 December 1946, class number 544. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Division. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Platoon Leader and Company Commander, 7th Regiment, 3d Division, Korea; OCS Company commander, Fort Benning, Georgia; Instructor, Ranger Department, The Infantry School, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and Fort Benning, Georgia; Company Commander, 82nd Aviation Company, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; XO, 8th Avn Company, 8th Division, Germany; Commanding Officer, 110th Aviation Company, SETAF, Italy; Commanding Officer, 50th Infantry, 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas; Project Officer, Army Concept Team, Vietnam; Deputy Iroquois Project Manager, Headquarters Army Material Command, St Louis MO; Aviation Officer, Panama Canal Zone; Inspector General, Headquarters AVSCOM, St Louis, Missouri; Industrial Liaison Officer, Headquarters Project MASSTER, Fort Hood, Texas. | Colonel Walker's awards and decorations include: Parachute Badge, Senior Army Aviator Wings, Combat Infantryman Badge, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal (3 Oak Leaf Cluster), Bronze Star (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Legion of Merit, Silver Star.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Silver Star

  • Year Inducted

    1971

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00553