Raymond E. B. Ketchum, II


Raymond E. B. Ketchum, II

Colonel, Signal Corp, United States Army

Born: February 22, 1935

Years Served:

1957 to 1987 – Vietnam War

Medals and Awards:
Vietnam Technical Service Medal, First Class
Vietnam Service Medal with 5 Campaign Stars
National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
Army Commendation Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
Legion of Merit
Bronze Star


Colonel Raymond E.B. Ketchum, II was born in Jacksonville, Florida in 1935. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1954. After graduation from West Point in 1957, he began his military career at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps.

He retired from the Army in 1987 after serving a Chief of Staff of the United States Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) in Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. Previously, he commanded the Second signal Training Brigade at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

Colonel Ketchum lived his military life and continues to live his retirement life with great integrity. He is married to the former Gwendolyn June and has lived in Stamford, Connecticut for the past 34 years.

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