SFC (Ret) James Walker joined the Army in 1980 as Infantryman, and attended OSUT training at Ft. Benning, GA. SFC (Ret) Walker has served as a rifleman, automatic rifleman, radio telephone operator, anti-tank gunner, team leader, squad leader, drill sergeant, platoon sergeant, operations NCO, and readiness NCO. Since joining the military he has served in the following career fields: Infantry, Chemical, and Air Defense Artillery.
During his military career SFC (Ret) Walker has lived and served in numerous overseas locations and in the United States. His awards and decorations are the Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Drill Sergeant’s Badge, Parachute Badge, Meritorious Service Medal with 1 OLC, Army Commendation Medal with 7 OLC, Army Achievement Medal with 6 OLC, and various other awards for service and multiple deployments.
SFC (Ret) Walker is a graduate of Advance, Basic, and Primary Non-Commissioned Officer Courses, Instructor School, Training and Mobilization Management Course.
James Walker is retired from the United States Army. He is married to Brenda Hudson Walker of Winona, MS. They live in Montgomery County and have two children. Civilian education includes degrees and certificates from Park College, University of Colorado, Commonwealth of Kentucky and United States Army Cadet Command JROTC Instructor Certification.