Saturday, August 11, 2007
Meet John Hamilton
Colonel John Hamilton, Pontiac IL, served as a lieutenant with the 15th Infantry, Third Infantry Division in the Korean War. John remained in the Army and the National Guard and attained the rank of Colonel before his retirement. His decorations include the Combat Infantry Badge, two Bronze Star medals with "V" for valor, Army Commendation medal, National Defense medal, Korean Campaign medal with 3 Bronze battle stars, Army Reserve medal, National Guard Achievement medal, United Nations medal, Korean Service medal, Republic of Korea Service medal and the Korean Presidential Unit Citation. John is an active board member of the Livingston County War Museum.