Colonel Bill Hatch died yesterday after a battle with cancer.
Colonel Hatch graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1972. He served in the Gulf War and many other regions during his long military career- 42 years of active duty. He served as commander of Camp Roberts.
Colonel Hatch also played a key role in the development of the Faces of Freedom Memorial in Atascadero.
Colonel Bill Hatch, dead at the age of 68.