Walter H. Frederick III
Colonel Walter H. Frederick III was commissioned as a Transportation Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School Class OCRC 1-80, 25 August 1980. His first duty assignment was as Equipment Platoon Leader, 714th Maintenance Company, Kansas Army National Guard, Topeka, Kansas. | His subsequent duty assignments include: General Equipment Platoon Leader, 714th Maintenance Company; CH54A Pilot and Operations Officer, 137th Transportation Company; Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 135th Aviation Battalion; S-1, Headquarters, 135th Aviation Battalion; S-1, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation; Commander, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation; Chief, Plans and Actions Branch, Headquarters, State Area Command, Topeka, Kansas; Commander, Army Aviation Support Facility, #1, Forbes Field, Kansas; Executive Officer, Headquarters, 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation, Topeka, Kansas; Assistant S-3, Troop Command, Wichita, Kansas; Assistant Military Personnel Officer, Headquarters, State Area Command; Commander, 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation; Information Assurance Officer, Headquarters, State Army Reserve Component, Topeka, Kansas; Chief of Staff, 35th Infantry Division, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; State Army Aviation Officer, Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel, Topeka, Kansas. | His military awards and decorations include: the Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Commendation Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Clustesr, Army Achievement Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal w/ 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal w/ Service Star, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal w/ Silver Hour Glass Device, Army Service Medal, Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon.