Brigadier General Milton Key

BG Milton Key

Milton E. Key was born in Wayne, Oklahoma on June 10th 1925. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. He was also commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery.

BG Milton attended several military schools to include; The Ground General School (Basic Course), The Artillery School (Basic Course), The Artillery and Guided Missile School (Advanced Course), United States Army Command and General Staff College, Armed Forces Staff College, and The National War College.

Milton served several major duty assignments to include; Staff Officer and later Assistant Chief of Staff for Force Development in Washington D.C., Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion 68th Artillery in Ft. Sill Oklahoma and later in Europe, Member of the Middle East and Africa South Sahara Division J-5 Joint Staff for the Joint Chief of Staff in Washington D.C., Executive Officer of the XXIV Corps Artillery in Pacific-Vietnam, Commanding Officer of the 108th Artillery Group in Pacific-Vietnam, Director of the Guided Missile Department at Ft. Sill Oklahoma, Director of Artillery Weapons Department at the Field Artillery School at Ft. Sill Oklahoma, Director of the Reserve Officer Training Corps/National Defense Cadet Corps of the Continental Army Command at Ft. Monroe Virginia, and the Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Individual Training for the Continental Army Command at Ft. Monroe Virginia.

Milton Key awards and decorations include; the Legion of Merit with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Bronze Star Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters, Air Medal awarded 7 times, and the Army Commendation Medal.

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