Billy Waugh Bio

DOB: DEC 1929

POB:
BASTROP, TX (Central Texas - 26 miles south of Austin)

Graduated:
May 1947 Bastrop High School, TX

Entered Service:
Aug 1948 - Basic at Fort Ord, CA

Jump School:
Dec 1948

Apr 1951:
Re/up for 187th Abn RCT, Korea

1954:
Joined 10th SFG(A) in Bad Tolz, Germany

1957:
77th SFG(A), Fort Bragg, NC

1960-1965:
1st SFG(A), Okinawa w/5 TDYs with A-Teams to Vietnam and Laos

1965-1966:
SWIA and assigned to Walter Reed GH, Washington, DC (Patient)

1966-1968:
Reassigned to 5th SFG(A) with duty in SOG - FOB-1 of C&C, with duty in Khe Sanh

1968:
SWIA and assigned to Kinbrough Army Hosp, Fort Meade, MD

1968-1969:
5th SFG(A) with duty at the 3rd Mobile Strike Force (Mike Force)

1970-1971:
SGM of Command and Control South Recon Company. Reassigned then as SGM of Recon Company CCN, Organized HALO, and other duties.

1972:
 Retired on 01 Feb 1972 Total Combat Time Vietnam: 7 1/2 years
( 5 Gunshot Wounds )

1976-1979:
  Worked in Libya

1980-1985:
Worked In Hawaii, with local Naval Police, Received Bachelors degrees in Business and Police Science

1986-1987:
Worked on the Kwajalein Missile Range, Checking on Russian small boat teams attempting to steal U.S. Guidance Systems

1988:
Masters Degree (MSCJA) from Texas State University San Marcos, TX

1989-Present:
Contractor for my present outfit

Currently residing in Northwest Florida
 

Memorial Day 2004 SOG HALO Jump - Raeford, NC Drop Zone - Fort Bragg, NC