William Franklin Forsline

William Franklin Forsline served during the Cold War.

He served in the U.S. Army from March 11, 1954, until February 25, 1956. He was assigned to Headquarters, 2nd Armored Division, Bad Kreuznach, Germany.

His rank was Specialist 3rd Class (SPC).

Mr. Forsline was born in 1934 in Cook, Minnesota, fthe son of Hans and Mabel Forsline. He graduated from Cook High School in 1952.

Source: Veterans’ Memorial Hall veteran history form; veteran’s account (below)

March-May 1954 Basic training, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
June-August 1954 Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Ammunition supply specialist training.
September 1954-February 1956 Germany, Headquarters, 2nd Division, Bad Kreuznach.
September-December 1954 U.S. Army Garrison, Baumholder, Germany—Morse code radio
December 1954-February 1956 Served with 2nd Armored Division as Morse code radio operator during Cold War period. Honorable discharge at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, on 25 February 1956.

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