For God and Country

Martin County Veterans Memorial www.mcvm.org

NUSS, ELROY E

BIOGRAPHY: Elroy (Ernie) recalls: " I was #1 on the Bremer County, Iowa draft list. The draft board secretary notified my boss, Ed Braylon of Braylon Electric, that I should expect my draft notice on the day President Kennedy was killed . I received draft notice on December 4, 1964. I entered the service on February 4, 1964. and attended basic training at Ft Leonard Wood, Missouri,  I was trained for advanced radio repair at Ft Gordon, Georgia. My duty station was 1st Battalion 10th Infantry Headquarters Co Fifth Infantry Division at Ft Carson, Colorado. I was Battalion radio repairman. I was discharged on 2/3/66 at the rank of Specialist 5th Class (E5). I spent the rest of my life as a CPA."

BRANCH OF SERVICE: Army

YEARS OF SERVICE: 1964-1966