Stephen Andrew Childers

Army of the United States
14 March 1940 - 19 January 1967
Alton, Illinois
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Stephen A Childers
West Point 1963. Courtesy BGen Ramon Ong

Combat Infantry

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign


The database page for Stephen Andrew Childers

As a fellow West Point Classmate of USMA 1963 I fondly recall Steve and his prowess as an outstanding swimmer on the varsity swim team. It is with deep gratitude we are remembering you and all the others who served and died in times of war so that we may enjoy the Freedom and Liberties that make the United States of America great.

From a West Point Classmate, USMA 1963,
Clark T. Ballard, Jr., M.D., Colonel, U S Army (Ret)
66 Leschi Drive, Steilacoom, WA 98388-1514  
7 Jul 2001

04 May 2002

A final salute to a fine American
and my West Point Classmate.
From a Vietnam veteran,

Ramon M. Ong
Brigadier General (Ret)
Armed Forces of the Philippines
USMA Class of 1963  


23 Aug 2004

Steve was my room mate as a plebe at the Academy. We were a diverse bunch; Steve a good Latter Day Saint, Ken a good Methodist, and I a Catholic. We worked hard together and were all rewarded by graduating together on 5 June 1963. I remember Steve for his enthusiasm as he went to swimming practice and the meets where he did so well. He was always there to help and put on a good face at all times. I always mention him to my friends here in Utah where I live as my friend and classmate. May the good Lord bless and keep him.

From a classmate and roommate,
Bob Lewsen
5136 Mile High Circle, Ogden, Ut 84403

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a West Point Classmate, USMA 1963,
Clark T. Ballard, Jr, M D, Col U S Army Ret 
7 Jul 2001

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
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