Lieutenant Colonel (R) Christopher Walton, United States Army, is a Disabled Veteran with 22 years of service. His notable assignments include Provost Marshal, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Multi-National Division North (OIF), Executive Officer, 716th Military Police Battalion (OIF), and Deputy Provost Marshal, I Corps and Multi-National Corps-Iraq (OIF). He served four combat tours including Operation Provide Comfort-1991, and Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003, 2005, and 2009, and is a two-time recipient of the Bronze Star Medal. Chris is formerly the President of the Admiral Arleigh Burke (Boulder) Chapter of Military Officers Association of America and a Lifetime Member of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Association.
LTC (R) Walton is dedicated to assisting fellow Veterans who struggle with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury, particularly through Veterans networking using the newest venture of AMF, the AMF-GY6 program, a closed Facebook group for combat Veterans to seek peer and other assistance when necessary.
He is a former USNPS Ranger- Law Enforcement and Search and Rescue, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado following his retirement from active military service in 2011-2014. Chris and his wife Maria have a daughter Casey, son-in-law Zach, and the joy of their lives, two beautiful grandchildren, Zoe and Tucker who reside in Virginia Beach, VA. Chris and Maria moved to Virginia Beach in 2016 to be nearer to their family and he is currently an elementary school teacher, working daily with students from pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and spends the great majority of his time with special needs children including those with Down’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and birth defects.