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James Kiser

Branch of Service: U.S. Army

Years of Service:  Active 1950 - 1953 -- Reserves 1953 - 1955

Final Rank: Master Sergeant

 

Tours of Duty

  • Camp Carson - Colorado -  Basic Training 

  • Fort Washington - Seattle - Combat Training

  • Korea - Infantry

  • Fort Sheridan - Wisconsin 

  • Fort Sam Houston - San Antonio, Texas - Medical Unit

 

Warfare Specialization

  • Rifleman

  • HQ aide

 

Significant Experiences

  • Korea - 31st Regiment - 7th Division - 5th Army - spent 12 months in Korea from Feb 1951 to Feb 1952 - first as a Rifleman, then later as an aide at HQ company
  • Spent some R&R time in Japan