1st Battalion 22nd Infantry


Bill Saling

Company A


1965 - 1967



1st Lieutenant Bill Saling


Bill Saling served in 1/22 Infantry in the following positions:

• Completed Infantry Basic Officers Course at Fort Benning, GA to earn 1542 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty),
Small Unit Infantry Leader

• Assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry 4th Infantry Division as a Rifle Platoon Leader of 3rd Platoon

• Weapons Platoon Leader in A Company

• Executive Officer in A Company

• Support Platoon Leader in Headquarters Company

• S-1 Battalion Adjutant



Officers from 1/22 Infantry 1966-1967 reunite January 22, 2012

L-R: Russ Zink, XO B Company, Dick Donnelly, CO A Company and S-5, Jim Stapleton, XO A Company and CO C Company,
Bob Babcock, Rifle Platoon Leader and XO B Company, Bill Saling, Support Platoon and S-1



For the first six months of his tour Bill kept a diary of his service in Vietnam in the form of letters sent home to his wife Jean
and shares that diary with the 1st Battalion website on the following pages.








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