Currently alive, at 71 years of age.
1943 – William Laws Calley, Jr. was born on the 8th of June in Miami, Florida.
– He graduated from high school in Miami, Florida; he attended Miami Edison High School. After high school,
1963-1964 – He attended Palm Beach Junior College for one school year.
1966 – He enlisted into the United States Army in Albuquerque on the 26th of July, at the height of the Vietnam War.
1967 – He applied and was accepted into Officer Candidate School (OCS).
– He Graduated from OCS Class No. 51 on the 7th of September, and was commissioned a second lieutenant of infantry.
1969 – He was charged on the 5th of September, with six specifications of premeditated murder for the death of 109 Vietnamese civilians near the village of My Lai.
1970 – Calley’s trial started on 17th of November.
1971 – He was convicted on the 29th of March.
– On 31st of March, he was sentenced to life in prison.