Public Figure Profiles

Walter H. Yates Jr.

Major General Walter Harvey Yates Jr. is a retired United States Army officer who served as Deputy Commanding General of the Fifth United States Army. He is a native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and 1963 graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Foreign Affairs from George Washington University. In addition, General Yates attended the DOD Joint Warfighting course and the Harvard program for National and International Securities Studies.

During his career, Yates held a variety of important command and staff positions to include Deputy Commanding General V (US) Corps, United States Army Europe from September 26, 1994 to September 24, 1996; Assistant Division Commander (Maneuver), 3rd Armored Division; Commander of the Giessen Military Community, United States Army Europe; Commander U.S. Army Berlin and the Berlin Brigade, United States Army Europe; and Deputy Director National Military Command Center J-3 and Chief of Conventional Plans Division J-7, the Joint Staff, Washington, D.C. A graduate of the Army Aviation School, he also served as commanding officer of the 503rd Aviation Battalion (Combat), the Apache Training Brigade and the 6th Cavalry Brigade. Yates retired from active duty on January 31, 1998.His military decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, twenty-three Air Medals and the Army Commendation Medal.

Army Distinguished Service Medal

Defense Superior Service Medal

Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster

Distinguished Flying Cross

Bronze Star

Purple Heart

Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster

Air Medal with numeral "23"

Army Commendation Medal

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Some of their strengths

Walter H. Yates Jr. has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Intense, Passionate, Intuitive, Charming, Energetic, Intelligent, and Communicative.

Intense and Passionate

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Walter H. Yates Jr. is someone who is an intense, passionate, and intuitive person who is fiercely independent, authentic and direct when engaging with others. A person who is charismatic and resourceful.

Constant and Serious

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Walter H. Yates Jr. well know them as someone who can be determined, unmoving, and firm, like a rock or a high mountain.

Courteous and Easygoing

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Walter H. Yates Jr. as someone who is polite, modest, and diplomatic.

A person who tends to be socially popular, who loves intellectual or creative activities, who has a talent for communicating with and understanding the needs of others, and who seems to have a knack for getting recognized for their efforts.

Communicative and Intelligent

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Walter H. Yates Jr. is someone who tends to have a desire to communicate with others, either verbally, through written form, or otherwise, and to have a knack for understanding art, beauty, and aesthetics.

They are also someone who is altruistic, tolerant, and sophisticated, and who tends to be a perfectionist who is always working to try and make everything and everyone better.

Mysterious and Methodical

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Walter H. Yates Jr. tends to be someone who can come across as mysterious and intense, who can be a complex thinker who is methodical and intuitive, and who can overcome challenges that most others would not be able to.

Some of Walter H. Yates Jr.'s challenges

While Walter H. Yates Jr. has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Walter H. Yates Jr. can be Indecisive, Complicated, Brusque, Hypocritical, Self-centered, Materialistic, and Callous.

Complicated and Brusque

One of Walter H. Yates Jr.'s key challenges is that they are someone who can be complicated and gruff with others.

Indecisive and Materialistic

Walter H. Yates Jr. is someone who can be indecisive, indulgent, and materialistic, who can have difficulty focusing on a single career or profession, have difficulty following orders or respecting authority, and who can suffer from "analysis paralysis".

Sensitive and Aggressive

Finally, Walter H. Yates Jr. also can be too "touchy-feely", have a hard time expressing feelings, be too aggressive and headstrong, and be too unforgiving of others' mistakes.

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