Military Career

William Whitson gained a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy in 1948. He then pursued a twenty-two year military career in a variety of assignments including a topographic survey of the Philippines; General’s Aide at the United Nations; completion of a Ph.D. in international relations and economics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; instructor at West Point in the economics of national security and international relations; ranger and parachute training; advisor to the Dean of the Korean Military Academy; company command and battle group operations officer with the 82nd airborne division; Chinese language training; political analyst with the American Embassy in the Republic of China (Taiwan); political analyst with the American Consulate in Hong Kong; and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Systems Analysis.
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(1950) ROMBLON SURVEYING CREW    Phillip

1950 - Romblon Surveying Crew - Philippines

(1954) USMA EURO

(1954) USMA EURO

(1958-59) KMA, LEE HAN-LIM

(1958-59) KMA, LEE HAN-LIM

(1958-59) KMA, ADVISOR TO DEAN

(1958-59) KMA, ADVISOR TO DEAN

(1958-59) KMA

(1958-59) KMA

(1960) FT. BRAGG

(1960) FT. BRAGG

(1961) S-3, 501ST BATTLE GROUP

(1961) S-3, 501ST BATTLE GROUP

(1961) 501st BATTLE GROUP

(1961) 501st BATTLE GROUP

(1963) LEAVENWORTH

(1963) LEAVENWORTH

(1970) RETIREMENT

(1970) RETIREMENT

(1970) SCUSA, WEST POINT

(1970) SCUSA, WEST POINT

(1970) RETIREMENT

(1970) RETIREMENT

WILLIAM WALLACE WHITSON

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