Valor For Service 1st Battalion  137th Infantry Regiment  This Web Site is Dedicated to the Patriots and Heroes of the 1st Battalion Home Home Command Sergeant Major 1st Battlion 137th Infantry       Sep 1963 to Apr 1975 CSM Clayton A. Cornett
CSM Cornett served in the Korean War with the 2nd Infantry Division. He also served in the Vietnam War following the 1st Bn 137th Inf call-up in 1968. He was awarded the Purple Heart medal, the Bronze Star and the second award of the Combat Infantry Badge. CSM Cornett remained the 1st Bn CSM following the BN’s return to State duty in Dec 1969 until his retirement in 1975. He died May 5, 2006 and was interned in the Wharton Creek Cemetery, Arkansas with full Military Honors