1951, William L. Childers joined the United States Marine Corps. He served in Korea from 1951 to 1952 at
a gunner on an M46 tank. In 1954, after discharge he attended Southern Methodist University and graduated
in 1961 as Methodist Minister. William L. Childers entered into the Navy Chaplain Corps; Later, from 1968 to 1969, he served
as the Chaplain for the 2BN, 9th Marines in Vietnam. He completed his career as a Methodist Minister and spent 11 years as
an Administrative Hearing Officer for the City of Dallas. In 2003, William L. Childers became a volunteer
chaplain for the Dallas Police Department. He retired from the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander.
In addition to writing poetry, William
L. Childers published Integrity of the Spirit...Escaping the Mind-Game!