Walter E. Lorcheim
Colonel Walter E. Lorcheim was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class 4-75, 15 May 1975. His first duty assignment was as a Terminal Operations Officer, 310th Theater Army Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Rifle Platoon Leader, Company A, 4th Bn, 160th Infantry Regiment, 40th Division, Corona, California; Executive Officer Combat Support Company, 4th Bn, 160th Infantry Regiment, 40th Division Fullerton, California; Communications Electronics Officer HHC, 139th Ammo Bn, Santa Ana, California; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Vincenza, Italy; Commander, Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; Assistant Program Executive Officer Air & Missile Defense Program Executive Office, Huntsville, Alabama; Division Chief Integration & Interoperability Space & Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama; Assistant Program Executive Officer Air, Space & Missile Defense Program Executive Office, Huntsville, Alabama; Assistant Program Executive Officer Missiles & Space Program Executive Office, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Chief, Sustainment Operations, G-3, Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Chief, Operations and Plans G-3, U.S. Army Aviation And Missile Life Cycle Management Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. | Colonel Lorcheim' military education and training include: Infantry Officer Candidate School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Transportation Officer Basic Course, Fort Eustis, Virginia; Ordnance Officer Advanced Course, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Command & General Staff College; Multi-Funtional Logistics Officer Course. | His military awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medals from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.