25 July 2007
Penn Wilson Receives
U.S. Army Chemical Corps
Penn Wilson, was recently named as a Distinguished Member of
the U.S. Army Chemical Corps. This award is extended to individuals who have
given a lifetime of service to the Corps and continue to provide support to its
primary mission, history, and traditions.
The award was presented to Mr. Wilson by Brigadier General Tom Spoehr,
Commandant, U.S. Army Chemical School on June 27, 2007, during Chemical Week
activities at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
Mr. Wilson served in combat with the Chemical Corps during
era receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross and other decorations. He retired from the Army as a Sergeant Major,
with twenty years of service, in 1975.
He was employed in combat developments and other positions at the U.S.
Army Chemical School, in military or civilian capacity, for more than twenty-
Penn is employed with the Center for Economic Development
and Business Research at Jacksonville
and serves as Treasurer of the McClellan Chapter of the Chemical Corps
He resides in Jacksonville
with his wife, Quinn.
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