​​​Martin County Veterans Memorial www.mcvm.org

YEARS OF SERVICE:  1968-1970

BIOGRAPHY: Gary did his basic training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky and AIT at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He took Leadership Prep. Course Training at Ft. Sill. Gary graduated from Non-Commissioned Officers School at Ft. Sill as well as working for the U.S Testing Center there. Gary was deployed to Vietnam where he was stationed with A Battery, !st of 321st Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, I Corps. Gary received the Vietnam Service Medal; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Army Commendation Medal; 2 Overseas Service Bars; Marksman M-16; And the Army Reserve Medal. Gary was later stationed with Civil Affairs Unit, U.S. Army, Winona, Minnesota, U.S. Army Reserves. He reached the rank of Sgt. 1st Class and was acting First Sergeant with the 407th Civil Affairs Unit. Gary graduated from Albert Lea High School, class of 1965 and from Mankato State University. He recently retired as Assistant County Engineer for Martin County, Minnesota.



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