Colonel, U.S. Army, field artillery,
Medals and commendations include: Legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Air medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, …
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Medals and commendations include: Legion of Merit with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Air medal with five Oak Leaf Clusters, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, United Nations Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, Vietnam Civil Action Honor Medal 1 Class with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Unit Citation, General Staff Identification Badge and Navy Commendation Medal
Why he served:“I began my service as a West Point Cadet. I wanted to graduate from West Point and lead men in serving our country.”
Interesting fact:“Dad spent a great deal of his career as an educator and he and mom have wonderful stories about traveling the world together with the Army.”
Submitted by his daughter, Sara Spaulding
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