Bio: Sterzinger, James J. – Earns Silver Wings (Mar 1972)


Surnames: Sterzinger, Johnson

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Mar 1972

Second Lieutenant James J. Sterzinger, son of Mrs. Morris M. Sterzinger, R.R. 1, Colby, has been awarded silver wings at Vance AFB, Oklahoma, upon graduation from the U.S. Air Force pilot training.

Lieutenant Sterzinger will remain at Vance for duty as an instructor pilot with the unit of the Air Training Command which provides flying, technical and basic military training for U.S. Air Force personnel.

The 1966 graduate of Colby High School received his B.S. degree in Physical Education in 1971 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and was commissioned there through the Reserve Officers Training Corps program.

His wife, Mary, is the daughter of Heber C. Johnson, 307 E. Third Street, Marshfield, Wisconsin.



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