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  Service Insignia of the Second World War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Division is wearing an Ike Jacket with service insignia on the lower left sleeve indicating one reenlistment and one year overseas.
Since 1920 services stripes were worn on the left lower sleeve of the uniform coat.
Overseas bars were also given for service during the Korean Conflict, but were worn on the right sleeve during that period.
www.angelfire.com /md2/patches/other/otherinsss.html   (127 words)

 Overseas Service Bar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An Overseas Chevron was an inverted chevron patch worn on the lower left sleeve on the standard Army dress uniform.
The Overseas Chevron was identical to the Wound Chevron which was worn on the opposite right sleeve.
The Overseas Service Bar is a separate decoration from Overseas Service Ribbon, and regulations permit receiving both awards for the same period of service.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Overseas_Service_Bar   (314 words)

 Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The male class B service uniform is the same as class A, except the service coat is not worn.
The female class B service uniform is the same as the class A, except that neither the service coat nor the maternity tunic are worn.
The Army is a uniformed service where discipline is judged, in part, by the manner in which a soldier wears a prescribed uniform, as well as by the individual's personal appearance.
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 WW 2 Bios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Adams, Lynn entered active service on 29 January 1943 at Ft. Crook, Nebraska and was discharged on 11 November 1945 at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.
His foreign service was in the European Theater with his entire tour of duty in Germany from October 1944 to the end of the war.
Anderson, Victor entered the service on 27 January 1943 and was discharged from duty on 30 November 1945.
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 Golden Bars Get Issued For Overseas Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The War Department has authorized the wearing of a golden bar on their left sleeve for every 6 months period of overseas service.
The bar will be worn 4 inches from the end of the left sleeve.
Each six-months of overseas entitles the wearer to an additional bar and soldiers with long overseas service may wear them “even if they extend past their elbows,” the WD said.
www.kwanah.com /36division/tpatch/v1n3/4407301f.htm   (83 words)

 06 Apr 04
The shoulder sleeve insignia for former wartime service (SSI-FWTS) and overseas service bars are approved for wear by Soldiers who have been assigned to units that have participated in ground operations during Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) effective date 19 September 2001 and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) effective date 19 March 2003.
(2) The NDSM is awarded for honorable active service and includes the following inclusive periods: 27 JUN 50 to 27 JUL 54; 1 JAN 61 to 14 AUG 74; 2 AUG 90 to 30 NOV 95; and 11 SEP 01 to a date to be determined.
These medals will be awarded to recognize all members of the Armed Forces of the United States serving in or in support of Global War on Terrorism operations, on or after 11 SEP 01 to a date to be determined.
www.me.ngb.army.mil /IG/IG_Facts/040406.htm   (712 words)

 Warren Weidenburner CHINA-BURMA-INDIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Services of Supply (SOS) was not a distinct unit but rather a group of many units comprised of many branches of the Army.
On the right uniform sleeve (left side of image) is the Ledo Road insignia (stars on red field variation), representing the Previous Overseas Parent Unit.
On the left sleeve are the CBI Theater insignia representing Current Parent Unit, Overseas Service Bars (each representing six months overseas service for a total of 30 months), and Service Stripe (representing three years honorable service).
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 From the Desk of the IG - Correct Uniform?
A religious item worn on a chain may not be visible when worn with the utility, service, dress, or mess uniform.
The width of chains worn with religious items should be approximately the same size as the width of the ID tag chain.
When on any Army installation, Soldiers may not attach, affix, or display objects, articles, jewelry, or ornamentation to or through the skin* while they are in uniform, in civilian clothes on duty, or in civilian clothes off duty (this includes earrings for male Soldiers).
www.dtc.army.mil /ig/igdesk/uniform.html   (586 words)

 Byron A Bennett Obituary
Byron was awarded the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Medal, the American Theater Service Medal, the American Defense Service Medal, four Overseas Service Bars, five Battle Stars, and two Oak Leaf Clusters.
Following military service, he returned to Saxon where he was employed by Corrigan logging camps and the Corrigan slaughterhouse.
Preceding Byron in death was his adoptive mother, Mary Bennett, and her daughter Edith Bachman, along with brothers Warren and Bill, a sister Barbara, a foster son, Douglas Watkins, mother- and father-in-law Libbie and Irving Brace, and brother-in-law Richard Brace.
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He returned from Europe in December 1959 and was assigned to USAMU as a member of the service rifle team.
From 1964 to 1967, he served as a service rifle shooter and gunsmith for the U.S. Army Europe Marksmanship Unit in Grafenwohr, Germany.
From 1969 to 1973, he was reassigned to USAMU as a sniper and service rifle gunsmith.
www.odcmp.org /0104/award.asp   (821 words)

 WW2 served from Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
of Iowa entered on active service with the U.S. Army at Fort Des Moines, Iowa on January 10, 1941.
He departed for overseas service on January 18, 1944 where he participated in the Battle of Normandy.
George was involved in the action during an enemy air attack on Attu, Alaska for which he received a Battle Star.
www.auxier-tickelgenealogy.com /tickel/militaryservice/wwia.htm   (341 words)

 National Obituary Archive(NOA) - Arrangeonline.com
He was stationed in North France, Ardennes, and Central Europe receiving a Good Conduct Medal, European African Middle Eastern Theatre Service Medal, and two overseas service bars.
A memorial service will be held at Hildebrand-Darton-Russ Funeral Home on Thursday, April 21, 2005 at 12:00 Noon with Chaplain Dan Rogers of the D.A.V. officiating.
Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:00 until Noon.
www.arrangeonline.com /Obituary/Obituary.asp?obituaryid=69628129   (304 words)

 Dell Rapids Tribune: Obits   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nelson G. Henry, Sr., was born to George and Rose (Philbrick) Henry on Feb. 5, 1918, in Santee, Neb. He was a decorated World War II veteran, having received the Asiatic Pacific Theatre Service Medal, five Overseas Service Bars, three Bronze Stars and an American Defense Service Medal.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Marty, with Father Conrad Ciesel officiating.
Interment was held at the Holy Fellowship Episcopal Cemetery, rural Greenwood.
www.dellrapidstribune.com /obits/details.cfm?id=42   (183 words)

 Marvin Hauge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He also earned three Overseas Service Bars and a Battle Ribbon with 5 battle stars (representing the battle zones in which he served in Western and Central Europe).
There are still painful memories of his wartime experiences that are very difficult to talk about even now, but also many fine memories of the comradeship of close friends in difficult times.
He came back to the United States and was discharged from the service at Camp McCoy, Wisconsin on October 23, 1945.
www.willmar.k12.mn.us /jrhigh/Ww2/hauge.htm   (362 words)

 McWilliam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For his service, he earned four bronze stars and a Good Conduct Medal plus was entitled to wear the European Africa Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon and two overseas service bars.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery near Crawford in Scotland County, with the Rev. Charles McCracken officiating.
Memorials have been suggested to the American Cancer Society, and can be left or mailed to: Gerth Funeral Service, 115 S. Main, Memphis, MO 63555.
www.nemr.net /~gfs/McWilliam2002.htm   (236 words)

 Lloyd Dean Lowrance
While serving in the 1173rd Engineering Combat Group, Dean was assigned in a NCO (E-6) position and was advised he would be promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant but the war ended and his orders were never completed.
Dean is retired from federal government civil service and lives with his wife Carrol, who is retired from the Missouri State Teachers Association after spending over 40 years in the capacity of both teacher and principal, at the Lake of the Ozark near Camdenton, Missouri.
Dean and Carrol have two sons, Ron and Ken. Ron is employed with IBM as a Project Executive living with his family near Atlanta, Georgia.
www.k4sx.com /lloyd_dean_lowrance.htm   (469 words)

 Gordon K. Fetkenhour, Colonel, United States Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Colonel Fetkenhour was born on Janaury 14, 1938 and served in the United States Army for 27 years before retiring in the grade of Colonel on August 31, 1986.
During his military service he had service in Vietnam, Thailand, Alaska, Puerto Rico and Germany, among other locations.
He was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery on June 11, 1998.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /fetken.htm   (103 words)

 Archives: Story
During WWII he served in the South Pacific Theater until his discharge in 1945, receiving the Victory Medal, American Theater Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with one bronze battle star, two Overseas Service Bars, one Service Stripe and the Good Conduct Medal.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Lynn; two sisters, Hazel and Lenore; and an infant sister, Cleora.
Family and friends are welcome from noon until time of service at the church on Saturday.
www.dunnconnect.com /articles/2005/05/04/obits/obits02.txt   (398 words)

She served as a captain in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from June of 1942 to January of 1946 where she was a head nurse supervisor and instructor in European Theater of Operations.
She was in the battles and campaigns of Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland Central Europe and was awarded the European Theater Ribbon with Silver Battle Star and six Overseas Service Bars.
On the 50th anniversary of the landing in Normandy, she was recognized along with military personnel from other participating countries with a ribbon and gold medal ``Liberte'' from the Council of Normandie in 1994.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1997/vp971028/10280186.htm   (425 words)

 memorials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He enlisted in the U.S. Army on July 3, 1942, served as an infantry unit commander in both the European and African Theaters.
He received the Combat Infantryman Badge, 2 Purple Hearts, 2 Silver Stars, the European Theater Ribbon with 4 Bronze Stars, the Bronze Service Arrowhead and 3 Overseas Service Bars.
He was wounded in action in France and Germany in 1945 and was later discharged.
my.execpc.com /~lawler/memors.htm   (147 words)

 Delmarvaobits.com - Delaware - Maryland - Virginia Obituaries
He had served two tours in Vietnam, and was awarded the following decorations: Vietnam service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal, Overseas Service Bars, Army Commendation Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation With Palm.
He had been in failing health since October, and had been a patient at the Perry Point VA Hospital for the past two weeks where he passed away on Tuesday morning.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday afternoon at 1:00 PM at the Thomas Funeral Home in Cambridge.
www.delmarvaobits.com /archives.cfm?obit=537   (345 words)

 Macomb Daily : Victor E. Perkins Sr. 04/15/05
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and central Europe from March 1943 to November 1945.
For his service, he was honored with two Overseas Service Bars, the American Theater Ribbon, Combat Infantry Badge, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon with four Bronze Battle Stars, and the Good Conduct Medal.
A funeral service will be held at noon Saturday in Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr (at Metropolitan Parkway), Sterling Heights.
www.macombdaily.com /stories/041505/obi_20050415006.shtml   (243 words)

 Harold Wall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was involved in the Battle of the Bulge, and for a time in 1943 was stationed in Iceland.
A multiple award winner, Harold received the Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Medal, 6 Overseas Service Bars, European-African-Middle East Medal, and the Silver Battle Star.
He is survived by his wife, Maxine Wall of Janesville, WI; a brother, Arthur Wall of Minnesota; and many nieces and nephews.
www.sharonwisconsin.com /veterans/Wall.htm   (332 words)

 Zion Lutheran Church - Steubing, Muriel E.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He trained for 17 weeks and was then given a furlough on his way to overseas duty in Europe.
Muriel was in Fort Mead, Maryland at the time President Roosevelt died and a short time later, on April 28, 1945, he was shipped out of Boston to Europe as a replacement.
Muriel returned to the U.S. on August 11, 1946 and was discharge from the Army at the Fort Sam Houston Separation Center on August 21, 1946.
lonestar.texas.net /~gdalum/veterans/steubing_muriel.html   (233 words)

 The page cannot be found   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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Make sure that the Web site address displayed in the address bar of your browser is spelled and formatted correctly.
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www.terril.com /Legion/Text/VeteranServiceRecords.htm   (121 words)

 Douglas MacArthur (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
General for temporary service as Army Chief of Staff: November 21, 1930
Lieutenant General for temporary service in the Army of the United States: July 27, 1941
They remained the only pair until 2001 when Theodore Roosevelt was awarded a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service during the Spanish American War.
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 Carlyle Lake Fishing Report By Mama Lavish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He was a highly decorated soldier who fought in World War II, the Korean War and two tours in Vietnam.
He received a full military burial service including a 21 gun salute.
Earl was an honest, caring man and he will be greatly missed.
www.carlylelake.com /Fishing/mamma.htm   (287 words)

 The Times Plus, Monroe Times, Monroe, Wisconsin, USA
He was born on August 12, 1918 in Monroe, WI, the son of Frederick and Emma (Rothenbuehler) Beer.
Arthur served his country in the United States Army during World War II, he received the Purple Heart, Victory Medal, European African Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, 2 Bronze Battle Stars, 2 Overseas Service Bars, The Army of Occupation Medal and the Germany Good Conduct Medal.
Memorial services will be held on Monday, October 14, 2002 at 11:00 a.m.
www.themonroetimes.com /d1014bee.htm   (276 words)

 8/29/2003 - Armour, Harold - Obituaries - Chattanoogan.com
Among the awards he received while in the service include the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with seven campaign stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Overseas Service bars (2), Army Commendation medal, Army Service ribbon, Overseas Service ribbon (3), Vietnam Cross of Gallantry (Unit) and the Good Conduct Medal (6th award).
Survivors are stepson, Anthony Herring; two stepgrandchildren; one stepgrandchild; brother, Steven Walker; sisters, Jo Ann Hopkins and Vivian Holland; aunt, Lula Allen, all of Chattanooga; several nieces, nephews and cousins and other relatives; friend, John Hunt of Clarkville; and other friends.
A graveside service will be Friday at 1:30 p.m.
www.chattanoogan.com /articles/article_40303.asp   (214 words)

 EagleHerald | Marinette, Wisconsin/Menominee, Michigan USA
He was a distinguished veteran of World War II, serving five years in the United States Army, three of which were spent in the jungles of New Guinea.
Decorations awarded include the Distinguished Unit Badge, Service Stripe, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Service Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars and five Overseas Service Bars.
After his honorable discharge he met and married Rose L. Sciocco on June 2, 1946 in Trenton, N.J. and was her loving and faithful husband until her death in 2003.
www.eagleherald.com /raygover.asp   (366 words)

 Douglas MacArthur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Recalled to active service as a Major General in the Regular Army: July 26, 1941
While MacArthur was famous for smoking a corncob pipe, he also smoked cigars and cigarettes.
United States Army service record of Douglas MacArthur, National Personnel Records Center, St.
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