Walter King Wilson III (born 1937) graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1960 with a commission in the Infantry. He later transferred to the Corps of Engineers. He served with the Military Assistance Advisory Group in China (1967-1969), and was on the faculty of the engineering department at West Point (1971-1975) before moving to Louisville Engineer District as Deputy District Engineer (1975-1978). Since 1980 he has been the Engineer at the 21st Support Command installation in Manheim, Germany.
WILSON WALTER K. WILSON, III COLONEL, United States Army (Retired) On Friday, April 11, 2008.
Colonel Walter King Wilson, III, of Rockville, MD. Beloved husband Barbara Kelly Wilson; father of Walter K. (Jennifer) Wilson, IV, Victoria (David) DuBose, John (Dolores), Elizabeth (Francie Faure), Charles (Jodi), Stuart (Erin), Griff (Chrissy) and Nick (Katie) Wilson; grandfather of Devon, Petra, David, Katherine, Rebecca, Hayden, Abigale, Benjamin, Zachary and Sydney; great-grandfather of Garrett, Gage, Gabriella and Madison; brother of Ellen Amos and Margaret and Fred Wilson.
Mass of Christian Burial at Ft. Myer Chapel and Interment at Arlington National Cemetery on 16 July 2008.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The West Point Fund, Class of '60, American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
The Colonel's father, Walter King Wilson, Jr., Lieutenant General, United States Army, and his grandfather, Walter King Wilson, Major General, United States Army, are also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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