Frank Staley

Commissioned officer at SC State University in Orangeburg in 1951. Proceeded to training at Camp Breckinridge, Infantry School, then Korea with 40th ID as Platoon Leader.
Korean War Service Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart – knee wound sustained in Korean War. Remembers hot summers and cold winters. Served 1.5 years in Korea. Call sign “Watashi”. Loved seeing the USAF flying overhead!


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July 30, 2021 04:20 pm
Frank H. Staley
My father was forever proud of his svc as an Infantry Plt Ldr in Korea!

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Korean War - Key Events

September 15, 1950

X Corps, a force led by U.S. Maj. Gen. Edward M. Almond, stages an audacious amphibious landing at Inch’ŏn, some 150 miles behind enemy lines. The plan, conceived by UN commander Gen. Douglas MacArthur, is an unqualified success; 10 days later Seoul is liberated.

These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica

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