Col. Carl Thompson (Ret.), recalls Walker’s drive to get things done. During his time working at Camp Minden, Walker was instrumental in helping him get roads repaired. Thompson says when he started attending police jury meetings, he had a staff of two and next to no budget.
“He helped me with many situations out at Camp Minden,” Thompson said. “Charlie just embraced me and took me in. When the Youth Challenge Program was first established at Camp Minden, those main streets where they (cadets) march from their barracks to the