This painting depicts Captain Lewis L. Millett charging up Hill 180. Our post's original name was “Hill 180 Memorial Post” when chartered on December 14, 1970.
The charter changed in 2010 following the death of the posts namesake Lewis L. "Red" Millett to “Colonel Lewis L. Millett Hill 180 Memorial Post”.
Colonel (Retired) Lewis L. "Red" Millett was born on 15 December 1920 and passed on 14 November 2009. COL Millett was a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions Korean War actions on July 5, 1951.
Febuary 7, 1951, Osan AB, Republic of Korea - Hill 180, as it was called during the Korean War, lay between the exhausted Chinese Communist and North Korean forces and General Matthew Ridgeway's
revitalized 8th U.S. Army in late January, 1951