William P. Hooker

HOOKER,WILLIAM
William P. Hooker

William P. Hooker

Colonel William P. Hooker was commissioned an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School 18 April 1946, class number 327. His first duty assignment was as Platoon Leader, 3073d Engineer Company, Japan. | His subsequent assignments include: Shop Officer, 94th Engr Co, Korea; Platoon Leader, 2d Engr C Bn, 2d Inf Div, Fort Lewis, Washington; Company Commander, 8th Army Engr School, Japan; Company Commander, Ewa Jima Spec School, Japan; Officer in Charge, Combat Const Spec Crs, Ewa Jima Spec School, Japan; Company Commander, Engr Center Regiment, Fort Belvoir, Virginia; S-4, 13th Engr C Bn, 7th Inf Div, Korea; Supply Officer, Yokahama Engineer Depot, Supply Officer, Japan; Reserve Advisor, Georgia Military District, Atlanta, Georgia; Plans & Schedules, Ordnance Guided Missile School, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Assistant Director Training, Ordnance Guided Missile School, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Programs Officer, Army Advisory Group, Teheran, Iran; Asst Div Chief, NIKE-X Project Office, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; ACS Security Plans & Operations, Saigon Support Command, Vietnam; Battalion Commander, 185th Maint Bn, Vietnam; Ch, Pdn Mgt Div, SAFEGUARD Sys Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. | Colonel Hooker's awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal w/3 Oak Leaf Cluster; Bronze Star; Legion of Merit.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    Colonel

  • Graduated From

    Fort Riley, Kansas

  • Highest Award

    Legion of Merit

  • Year Inducted

    1969

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry

  • HF ID #

    HF_00366