Colonel Doyle "B.D." Walker

Youngest son of Mr. & Mrs. H.A. Walker of Minden, La.


Entered active duty in 1960 as 2nd Lieutenant after completing AFROTC
at La. Tech (BS Petroleum Engineering).
Graduated Navigation and Electronic Warfare Officer's (EWO) Schools.
Served in Vietnam in 1966-67 as EWO on classified, special mission C-130 Program.
Earned MS degree in Logistics Management from Air Force Institute of
Technology (AFIT), Dayton, Ohio.
Assignments included Pentagon (Wash. DC), Florida, Mississippi, Texas, Ohio,
California, North Carolina, Vietnam and The Netherlands (Holland).
Retired in rank of Colonel in 1985 with 26 years active service after completing tour in American Embassy, The Hague, The Netherlands. Note: My Ambassador was L. Paul Bremer III, the current Coalition Administrator in Iraq. My Navy Deputy was Commander John Hillard, nephew of MHS Coach Joyce Hillard.

Captain Doyle Walker -- Nha Trang, Vietnam -- 1966

Assigned Detachment 1, 314th Troop Carrier Wing, CCK Air Base, Taiwan with Operating Location Nha Trang, Vietnam (September 1966 to June 1967).
Flew as Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO) on C-130E aircraft with highly
classified missions in support of MACV-SOG (Hqs. Saigon) and 5th Special Forces (Hqs. Nha Trang). Missions were flown over both South and North Vietnam. Note: If anyone interested in more information, they will find the book "SOG - The Secret Wars of America's Commandos in Vietnam" by USA Major (Ret) John L. Plaster, both interesting and informative.