As reported 42 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, July 16, 1964:
Soldier of the Month
Sgt. William W. Hooker, whose wife, Nellie, lives in Grovetown, was recently named soldier of the month for the 728th Military Police Battalion in Korea.
A patrol supervisor in the battalion's Company D, Hooker was selected for his soldierly appearance, knowledge and performance of duties and military courtesy.
The 34-year-old soldier entered the Army in September 1948 and has been overseas since last October.
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