Virginia Heroes

Lowell Kennedy Flickinger

Lieutenant Colonel, Ordinance Corps, Army

Born: June 8, 1944
Hometown: Lima, OH
Entered: October 17, 1966
Discharged: July 31, 1990
Served In: Cold War
Awards: Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Seal, Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Meritiorious Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Vietnam Service Medal

LTC Flickinger served with the US Army Combined Arms Support Command and served in FT. Dix, NJ; Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Ft. Knox, KY; Korat, Thailand; Schwaebisch Gmuend, Germany; Ft. Ord, CA; Presidio of Monteray, CA; Seoul, South Korea; Aachen, Germany; Ft. Lee, VA. Served for 23 years and 9 months AFS, retired from Fort Lee, Virginia and live in Prince George, Virginia.

Survived 23 years and 9 months of active federal service, married the “girl next door” and helped her raise three “Army Brat Sons” who have six children of their own. We have been married since 1969 and I love her for all she has helped me achieve.

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