As a speaker of a number of languages he left a lasting impression with visitors that came to the Fort from all over the world and many stayed in touch after they left. Even with two Master's degrees he talked about working on an MFA. Quick witted and a consummate punster his knowledge and humor was legendary. A memorial service is scheduled for pm on Friday September 18, 2015, at Trinity Cathedral at 2620 Capitol Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95816.
A reception and celebration of his life will be held immediately following 10/6/15 BRAAFLADT, Walter T.
He also was a member of the Army Special Service basketball team.
He later coached at Encina and Rio Americano High Schools from 1978-1990, successfully taking the Encina football team to the playoffs in 1985.
His photographs can be found at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco and in private collections.