Military Veterans

Celebration of Freedom panel

Keith R. Walker

Date of Birth

10 April 1980

Brick Location

Liberty Side

Panel Number



Sergeant Keith Walker entered the U. S. Army in June 1999 and is still serving.

First assignment was South Korea (1999 - 2000). 
Duty in Kuwait (2002).
Returned back to Iraq (2003).

Sergeant Walker was awarded the following medals on 15 December 2003 after he was critically wounded.

•  Purple Heart on 15 December 2003, for wounds received in action while serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  
•  VIPERS Certificate of Achievement from 519th Military Police Battalion for exceptional meritorious performance of duty during ground combat in support of Iraqi Freedom.  
•  549th Military Police Company/18th Military Police Brigade Achievement Award for selfless service for key success of the historic military operation for the Iraqi people.
•  Order of the Spur:  2nd Squadron/2nd Armorded Cavalry Regiment.  Citation reads:  For demonstration of tactical skills, selfless service, and dedication to duty by serving a nation under fire is hereby inducted into the Order of the Spur.
•  The Army Commendation medal for exceptional meritorious service as a Team Leader and selfless service during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Sergeant Walker is the son of John M. and Teresa L. Walker.


U.S. Army




Operation Iraqi Freedom—1999 to present


Military Police Corps