Description:LtCol Alberts served as a Marine officer onboard the USS Fall River in the Pacific during WWII and the Bikini Atoll atomic bomb tests immediately afterwards. During the Korean War, he served as a battalion commander in Korea, including the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. During the Vietnam War, he served with SIGINT in Vietnam & South-East Asia.
Alberts, Howard Kirkpatrick
- College/Year: RC '43
- Links to Oral History Sessions: Alberts, Howard Kirkpatrick (May 16, 2003)
- Conflict(s): World War II; Korean War; Vietnam War
- Military Branch & Unit: Marine Corps
- Theater(s): Pacific; Korean; Vietnam
- Marine Corps Other: USS Fall River (CA-131)