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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September 30, 2021 02:22 pm
Mary Huffman
Frank's profile picture is perfect! I can really see his personality and all the joy that he brought to fellow soldiers in the picture! While reviewing other profiles, I found additional platoon leaders. It would be great to find a connection between these two military leaders!
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

March 14, 1951

Seoul changes hands for the fourth time when UN forces once again liberate the South Korean capital. The city has been devastated by fighting, and its population has been reduced to a fraction of its prewar size.

These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica

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