Kenneth N. Walker’s legacy is memorialized at Manila American Cemetery and Arlington Cemetery. Also, Walker AFB, Walker Hall at Maxwell AFB, the Walker Papers and the Walker Award are named in his honor.
Manila American Cemetery – Tablets of the Missing
Kenneth N. Walker is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery. His name has a gold inlay indicating he earned the Medal of Honor.
Walker Air Force Base
During January 1948, Roswell Army Air Field (Roswell AAF) in Roswell, New Mexico was renamed Walker Air Force Base (Walker AFB) in honor of Walker. The base closed on June 30, 1967.
Walker Hall – Maxwell Air Force Base
At Maxwell Air Force Base, “Walker Hall” and the “Walker Air Power Room” at the College of Aerospace Doctrine Research and Education are named in honor of Walker.
Walker Papers / Walker Series Award
The Walker Papers is a U. S. Air Force Fellows program that annually honors the top three research papers produced by Air Force Fellows, awarding them the Walker Series award from the Air Force Research Institute.
Arlington National Cemetery – Memorial Marker
On December 7, 2001 a memorial marker for Walker was dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery at section MC Site 36-M.