William K. Merrill

William K. Merrill

William K. Merrill

Colonel William Kenneth Merrill was commissioned an Artillery Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, 5 May 1951. His first duty assignment was as Range Officer, Battery D, 519th AAA Gun Battalion, Camp Hanford, Washington. | His subsequent duty assignments include: Battery Commander, Battery D, 519th AAA Gun Battalion, Camp Hanford, Washington; Datachment Commander, 501st Operations Detachment, Camp Hanford, Washington; Executive Officer, 3rd Field Artillery Battery (762mm Rocket), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, 85th Field Artillery Battery (762mm Rocket), Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Executive Officer, 3rd Field Artillery Battery (762mm Rocket), Ansback, Germany; Intelligence Staff Officer, 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Frankfurt, Germany; Area Intelligence Officer, 532nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Frankfurt, Germany; Officer in Charge Special Operations Team, United States Army Communications Unit, Berlin, Germany; Instructor, Requirements Management Division, United States Army Logistics Management Center, Fort Lee, Virginia; Instructor, Material Management Division, United States Army Logistics Management Center, Fort Lee, Virginia; G4 Advisor, 1st ARepublic of Vietnam Division (CI), United States Military Assistance Command, Hue, Vietnam; G3 Advisor, 1st ARepublic of Vietnam Division (CI), United States Military Assistance Command, Hue, Vietnam; Personnel Staff Officer, Office Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel Moral Branch, Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.; Assistant Chief/Military Personnel Policy Division, Office Assistance Secretary of the Army (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), Office Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Sill, Oklahoma

  • Highest Award

    Unavailable

  • Year Inducted

    1995

  • Branch Of Service

    Field Artillery

  • HF ID #

    HF_01753