William Kizziar

Tomb Position


Tomb Relief


Highest Military Rank


Tomb Dates

Mar 1980 - Apr 1981

Military Dates

Jul 1977 - Mar 1994

Society Membership


Home City / State

Wichita Falls, TX

Current City / State

Central City, KY

Tomb Reflections

Proud to have served; humbled at their sacrifice.
Wet gloves and frozen fingers.
Swollen ankles.
Lonely, dark nights.
Walking even when nobody is watching.
Details, details, details.
Spit and polish, ching, ching.
Pride, Honor, Respect, Humility

Units & Campaigns

My war was the Cold War.
B 1/18th Inf., Ft. Riley, KS
D 1/3rd US Inf., Ft Myer, VA
E 1/3rd US Inf., Ft. Myer, VA
B 4/31st Inf., Ft. Sill, OK
C 1/46th Inf., 1st Arm. Div., Germany
C 2/6th Inf., 2nd BDE., Germany
E 15th BN 4th BCT, Ft. Knox, KY
E 2/46th Inf., 4th Tng. BDE., Ft. Knox, KY
C 1/27th Inf., Schofield Bks., Hawaii
HHC 1/27th Inf., Schofield Bks., Hawaii
A 3/502nd Inf., BN. 101st ABN. Div., Ft. Campbell, KY
HHC 3/502 Inf., BN. 101st ABN Div., Ft. Campbell, KY

Awards & Decorations

Tomb Guard Identification Badge
Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Army Commendation Medal (3)
Army Achievement Medal (13)
Good Conduct Medal (5)
National Defense Service Medal
NCO Professional Development Ribbon (2)
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (2)
Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB)
Airborne Badge (ABN)
Air Assault Badge (AAS)
AAS (Rappel Master)

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