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MSG William "Chief" Carlson

William "Chief" Carlson

Northern California, CA
Born 1960
Southern Pines, NC, United States
Died 2003


Carlson, 43, of Southern Pines, North Carolina, served for two decades in the Army and had extensive special operations experience. He went by the nickname "Chief" in deference to his heritage as a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana. Before joining the ranks of the CIA, Chief served the Nation starting in 1979 for more than 20 years in the U.S. Army as an Airborne Ranger, Green Beret, and Delta Force operator.

Military Rank

Master Sergeant

Years of Service