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Western Kentucky University

Military Science and Leadership









William E. Hocker


WKU Class of 1962

Killed in Action 5 September, 1967
Duc Pho area of South Viet Nam

Company C, 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor
Stationed with 3rd Cavalry Baumholder, Germany

Silver Star
Bronze Star
Purple Heart

Western Kentucky University, 1962
Ft. Knox, KY – Armor Officer's Advanced Course, 1966-1967

Western Kentucky University’s College Heights Herald, Editor
Epsilon Kappa Chapter (Charter Member) – Phi Delta Kappa Professional Educator’s Society
Distinguished Military Student
Scabbard and Blade Captain
ROTC Company Executive Officer
  Outstanding ROTC Freshman
ROTC Freshman with Highest Academic Standing
Vice President – Student Advisory Council
Western Dairy Judging Team
Member of Western Players

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