Korean War Veterans
Concordia Parish, Louisiana
James P. Watkins
James was born on November 1, 1927.
5 FC E 7
75th ECB – Korea
5th MSL BN Shreveport, LA
2nd BN (HERC) 51st ARTY, Ft. Baker, CA
4th BN 65th ARTY, Van Nuys, CA
2nd BN 562 ARTY, Alaska
MP DET #3, Ft. McClellan, AL
Date ent: December 15, 1950 to September 14, 1952
Date ent: June 14, 1952 to October 1, 1970
I was drafted into the Army December 15, 1950 and served during the Korean War. I was discharged September 1952, and re-enlisted in 1954. I graduated from Provost Marshal General School as Military Policeman, Fort Gordon, Georgia. I served three tours of duty in NIKE, AJAX, and Hercules Missile units in California. My last assignment was BN S-2 NCO in charge of all classified documents coming into BN HG. I retired October 1, 1972.