Walter J. Gaylord, Jr.

GAYLORD,JR.,WALTER
Walter J. Gaylord, Jr.

Walter J. Gaylord, Jr.

Colonel Walter J. Gaylord, Jr., was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 22 April 1969. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, Company B, 1st of the 299th, 29th Infantry Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. | His subsequent duty assignments include:  Platoon Leader, Executive Officer, Company A, 3/14, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Team Leader, Mobile Advisory Team 25, Province Advisory Team 37, Binh Thuan Prov, Vietnam; Instructor, Weapons Department, U.S. Army Infantry School, Fort Benning, Georgia; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters, 97th U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Meade, Maryland; Public Safety Officer, Assistant Group S-3, 300th Civil Affairs Group, Riverdale, Maryland; Assistant G-3, 352nd Civil Affairs Command, Riverdale, Maryland; Commander, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Battalion S-3, and Battalion Executive Officer, 7th Psychological Operations Battalion, Washington D.C.; Strategic Intelligence Officer and Group S-3, 5th Psychological Operations and Group, Washington, D.C.; Chief, Readiness Division, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, Acting Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters, 97th U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Meade, Maryland; Deputy Group Commander, 5th Psychological Operations Group, Washington, D.C.; Battalion Commander, Psychological Operations Battalion (PROV), Washington, D.C.; Deputy Chief of Staff, Engineer, Headquarters, 97th U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Meade, Maryland; Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Headquarters, 97th U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Meade, Maryland.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Benning, Georgia

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1996

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_01795