Walton H. Walker
Born at Belton,
Texas, December 3, 1889. General, US Army. Died December 23, 1950 in
Korea. USMA Class of 1912. General Walker was a highly decorated veteran
of World War I and World War II.
In Korea he
commanded 8th Army until his death in an automobile accident on December
23, 1950. For his leadership and valor, General Walker was awarded the
Distinguished Service Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Distinguished
Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Silver Star with 2 Oak Leaf
Clusters, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star, the Distinguished Flying
Cross, the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Commendation
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members of the General Walton H. Walker Chapter of the Korean War Veterans
Association, are the living representatives of all the Americans who gave
their lives in Korea. As members we are dedicated to also represent the
known American Prisoners of War that were never returned after the war,
and the American Service Personnel still listed as Missing in Action in
the Korean War.
Our Purpose is:
1. To motivate
patriotism amongst the American People and to raise their awareness of the
Korean War and those who served in it.
2. To render
help and support to all the wounded and disabled American Veterans of the
The mission of
the Chapter is to organize, promote and maintain, for benevolent and
charitable purposes, an association of persons who have seen honorable
service during the Korean War; to preserve memories and incidents of our
association and to aid needy association members and their wives and
children, and widows and children of persons who were members at the time
of their deaths, and to present Korean War experiences to students and
others to relate the fact that "Freedom Is Not Free."
Day 3rd Saturday
of each month
Formerly called Grand Prairie Senior Center
925 Conover Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Time 11:00 a.m.
Executive Council meetings
Monday before the monthly meeting
Hugh Smith Community Center
1815 New York Ave.
Arlington, Texas 76010