Bio: Olson, Duane T. (Army Advanced Training – 1961)


Surnames: Olson

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.) 02 Nov 1961

Army Pvt. Duane T. Olson, Route 2, Greenwood (Clark Co.), Wisconsin, complete four weeks of advance training with the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas, October 21, 1961.

Noted for its combat record in both World Wars, the “Big Red One” division was recently designated a Strategic Army Force (STRAF) unti, as part of the Army augmentation program. The division is now being armed, equipped and trained to be combat ready for deployment in the recent limited or general warfare anywhere in the world. The 17-year-old soldier attended Greenwood High School.



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