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LTC Wallace L Parham Jr.

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LTC Wallace L Parham Jr.

Birth
Death
3 Oct 1991 (aged 38)
Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section 65, Grave 2900
Memorial ID
122188432 View Source

Lieutenant Colonel Wallace Lee Parham Jr., Signal Corps, United States Army, was a native of Tampa, Florida, and a 1975 graduate of Florida A&M University. Lieutenant Colonel Parham was a fine example of the cadre of dedicated officers who rebuilt morale and instilled a high standard of discipline in the Army during the difficult period following the Vietnam War.

In the early 1980s, Captain Parham served as an assistant professor of military science at Monmouth College in Illinois.

During the height of the Cold War in the mid-1980s, Major Parham served as the Regimental Signal Officer for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in West Germany. This was a highly responsible assignment in a unit deployed in the "Fulda Gap" along the East German border.

Lieutenant Colonel Parham was serving as the Executive Officer of the 440th Signal Battalion in Darmstadt, Germany, when his life came to an end. He was buried with full military honors on October 15, 1991, at Arlington National Cemetery.

Lieutenant Colonel Wallace Lee Parham Jr., Signal Corps, United States Army, was a native of Tampa, Florida, and a 1975 graduate of Florida A&M University. Lieutenant Colonel Parham was a fine example of the cadre of dedicated officers who rebuilt morale and instilled a high standard of discipline in the Army during the difficult period following the Vietnam War.

In the early 1980s, Captain Parham served as an assistant professor of military science at Monmouth College in Illinois.

During the height of the Cold War in the mid-1980s, Major Parham served as the Regimental Signal Officer for the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in West Germany. This was a highly responsible assignment in a unit deployed in the "Fulda Gap" along the East German border.

Lieutenant Colonel Parham was serving as the Executive Officer of the 440th Signal Battalion in Darmstadt, Germany, when his life came to an end. He was buried with full military honors on October 15, 1991, at Arlington National Cemetery.


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