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The San Bernardino-Sun Telegram November 11,1951

John G. Christensen son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Christensen of 3908 Mountain View Avenue is currently stationed at the Naval Station at Tongue Point near Astoria,Oregon.

Christensen intered the Navy Oct. 28 and took basic training at San Diego. Upon completion of the training he was sent to Oregon. He was returned to San Diego July 1,1951 to attend Diesel school. He also received his fireman's rating at San Diego. He returned to Oregon in October.

He graduated from San Bernardino High school with the class of 1948.

Marine Cpl. Norman Hunter,son of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Hunter of 174 Evans street,Loma Linda is now home after serving 15 months on active duty with the Marines.

Corporal Hunter was recalled to active duty on July 30,1950. He spent a year in Korea before returning to the United States to be released from inactive duty.

Richard A. Johnson,son of Mr. and Mrs. A.O. Johnson of Rialto and husband of Mrs. Nancy Lee Johnson of Shelly Beach, recently was commissioned an infantry second lieutenant at Fort Benning, GA. Lieutenant Johnson is a veteran of four years of Army service 18 months of it in Europe. He holds the occupation medal (Germany) and the Berlin airlift clasp. Prior to entering the Army, he attnded the University of Colorado.

After a short leave Lieutenant Johnson will report to the 10th infantry division Ft. Riley,Kansas.

First Lt. Leslie L. Lundberg 1039 East Seventh street,husband of the former Bernice Warriner of San Bernardino is pilot of an F-84 Thunderjet with the 116th fighterbomber wing in northern Japan.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lundberg of Kimberly, Minn. He and his wife have two children, Leonard Lee,4, and Patricia, 2. Previous to his call to active duty in October 1950. Lieutenant Lundberg was service manager at the William Maloof firm in San Bernardino.

Ercel O. Oliver, son of Mrs. Grace M. Oliver, 250 Grier street has received a sergeants rating according to news received by his parents.

Sergeant Oliver is with the 1700th air tranport group,continental division M.A.T.S. Kelly Air Force base in Texas.

He entered the Air Force in June 1951, and now is a flight mechanic on C-97 Stratofreighter.

Sgt. Edward Lee Payne, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond P.Parker of Route 2 Box 272, Bloomington, is now serving in the intelligence section of headquarters company in the 40th division in Haugen,Japan.

He was a student at San Bernardino High school and was majoring in agriculture when he was called to active duty in September 1950.

Navel Aviation Cadet William E. Wieland, 21, son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Herman Wieland, 2711 Mountain View avenue graduated from the U. S. Naval pre-flight school at Penscola, Fla. recently.

Colonel Wieland is a former finance corps officer. He graduated from San Bernardino Senior High School in June of 1947.

Marine Cpl. Terrence W. Ireland, son of Sharman Ireland of 1577 Elmwood road,recently returned to the United States from a year of duty in Korean waters aboard the aircraft carrier U. S. S. Boxer.

His Marine detachment boarded the Boxer September 1949 The following have no pictures to go with them as of yet. Pfc. Ernest J. "Mike" Carpenter left England Oct. 27 for the United States where he subsequently was to be discharged.

His wife,Joanne "Marnie" Carpenter reside at 1650 Walnut Street. Private Carpenter entered the Army four years ago. He has been in England the past seven months. Warrant Officer Ralph B. Stokes of Hesperia, member of the Victorville Masonic lodge, was amoung other Mason from 29 states and five foreign countries during a recent meeting of the Yokuska Naval base lodge. He is a member of the 140th tank battalion's headquarters and service company. Pfc. John E. Parham, 19 has arrived safely at Clark field in the Phillippine islands, according to word received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Parham of 229 Northh Riverside Ave. in Rialto.

Private Parham graduated from San Bernardino High school with the class of 1950 and enlisted in the Air Force in March 1951. He received his basic and technical training at Lackland Air Force base and Arizona State college at Tempe. His overs mailing address is AF19398027 provisional squadron No.579,APO 74, care of postmaster,San Francisco. First Lt. Patrick N. Delavan son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Delavan of Westend is returning to the United States under the Army's rotation policy for personnel in Korea.

Delavan served as mountaineer platoon leader in the 8th cavalry regiment of the 1st cavalry division. The veteranofficer arrived in Korea in September 1950. He won four Purple heart medals for wounds received in action, a bronze star medal and the Korean service ribbon with five campaign stars. Richard C. White,21 son of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh D. White of 1328 Avenue D,Yucaipa has been graduated from branch No. 1 sixth Army quartermaster food service school at Ft. Ord. Pfc. Earl Underwood son of Mr. andn Mrs. B.R. Underwood,1183 Golondrina drive, a member of the 17th infantry regiment is helping guard the U. N. truce camp in Korea. The assignment followed a series of limited offensive operations in which the 17th captured "bloody ridge" on the central front.

Private Underwood entered the Army over 11 months ago, received basic training at Fort Ord. and arrived in Korea June 2,1951. While serving as a rifleman, he earned the combat infantryman badge and the Korean service ribbon with two campaign stars. He attended San Bernardino High school. Santos Rames, son of Mrs. Jusses Ramos 112 Carotez Street, East Highlands, now serving with the 33rd field artillery battalion was recently promoted to the grade of sergeant.

Sergeant Ramos attended school in East Highlands and Redlands. He entered the Army at San Bernardino, July 1948 He is the holder of the good conduct medal and the Army of Occupation medal for Germany. First Lt. Julian S. Foster, 1642 Sierra way has been awarded the oak leaf cluster to the Purple heart medal for wounds received in Korean action. The cluster marks the second time that Foster has been wounded in action. The decoration was conferred at the 141st general hospial in southern Japan where Lieutenant Foster is a patient.


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