Graduate of Texas A&M with BS Mechanical Eng and 2nd Lt Commission in US Army–Served 24 mos active duty 1950-1952. 15mos 5th Armored Div Ft Chaffee, Ark and 9 mos in Far East Command. Honorable Discharge October 1960 as 1st Lt after 8 years Reserve Duty.
Engineer and Executive with Texas Utilities Company in Dallas, Texas and retired in 1952. Consultant to a number of independent electric generating companies 18 years. Member of Korean War Veterans Association 22 years serving as National Tell American Chairman and finally as National KWVA President 2013-2016. Currently very active in KWVA Chapter 215 in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Korean War - Key Events
January 12, 1950
In a speech to the National Press Club, U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson outlines a U.S. Pacific defense posture that includes Japan and the Philippines but does not explicitly include Korea. In fact, he states that, “so far as the military security of other areas in the Pacific is concerned, it must be clear that no person can guarantee these areas against military attack.”
These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica
You must be a registered user to comment or like - please register to join us!