James Luther Locke

James Luther Locke

James Luther Locke

Colonel James Luther Locke was commissioned an Armor Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School  on 15 August 1966.  His first duty assignment was as S-2, 53rd Support Battalion, Pensacola, Florida.  | His subsequent duty assignments include:  S-1 Detachment Commander, HHD 253rd Transportation Battalion, Pensacola, Florida;  S-4, HHD 453rd Transportation Battalion, Starke, Florida;  S-1 Detachment Commander, HHD 453rd Transportation Battalion, Starke, Florida;  S-1, HHD 146th Signal Battalion, Jacksonville, Florida;  Cable and Wire Officer, HHD 53rd Signal Group, Tallahassee, Florida;  Radio Systems Officer, HHD 53rd Signal Group, Tallahassee, Florida;  Operations and Training Officer, Army National Guard Training Site, Camp Blanding, Florida;  Mobilization Station Planner, HQ U.S. Army Forces Command, Atlanta, ga;  S-1, HQ, Troop Command, Florida Army National Guard, Jacksonville, Florida;  S-3 Hq, Troop Command Florida Army National Guard, Jacksonville, Florida;  and Section Commander, HQ, Troop Command Florida Army National Guard, Jacksonville, Florida; and Support Personnel Officer, Headquarters, Florida National Guard, St. Augustine, Florida. | Colonel Locke is a graduate of Southern Illinois University w/ a Bachelor's Degree in Education. | His military awards include Meritorious Service Medal  (Second Award), Army Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, and Army Service Ribbon.

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  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Knox, Kentucky

  • Highest Award

    Meritorious Service Medal

  • Year Inducted

    1991

  • Branch Of Service

    Armor

  • HF ID #

    HF_01429