Stenehjem, George, COL

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Officer)
Primary Unit
1978-1980, 2517, ROTC University of Minnesota (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
Previously Held MOS
1620-Cavalry Platoon Leader
1210-Armored Combat Command Commander
2517-Professor of Military Science
Service Years
1949 - 1980
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur



Six Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

101st Airbone Division 25th Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present) Order of The Spur

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George appears to be residing in St. Petersburg, Florida currently.  He is still very active as a member of the Senior Tennis Players Club as of November 18, 2010 ( ).  Also, as of December 2010, he is lested as a member of the Suncoast News "Sons of Norway" Lodge 3-562 according to Volume XXXIII Issue XII.
Member of Military Officers Association of America - St Petersburg Area Chapter
According to My Life on the internet, George is presently located at 6447 Cape Hatteras Way NE Apt 4 - St Petersburg, FL  33702-7058  (727) 525-0033
Wife: Jean Stenehjem
Colonel George Nelson Stenehjem was head of the ROTC Administration of the University of Minnesota (in Minneapolis) and Professor of Military Science from 1978 - 1980, when he retired from the military.

Born: December 25, 1929 in Hatton, North Dakota
Graduated from Watford City High School, Watfort City, North Dakota - Class of 1948
Watford City High School - Class of 1948
Anderson, Gerald
Johnson, Norman
Melby, Elizabeth
Stenehjem, George
Bergerson, Raymond
Johnsrud, Orville
Monson, Ruth
Thomas, Carol
Clifton, Ethel
Jones, Donald
Mork, Mildred
Tollefson, Marjorie
Danielson, Laverne
Kinneberg, Laila
Okland, Ruth
Tollefson, Myron
Enderud, Pearl
Landers, Lois
Olin, Faye
Washburn, Marlys
Erikson, Myrtle
Linseth, Edith
Raddatz, Helen
Winner, Shirley
Felland, Delores
Linseth, Gerald
Sax, Arlene
Gamache, Eldon
Marsten, Ruby
Seibold, Florine
Hetland, Andy
McConnon, Pete
I'd say, according to the records, George must have had a geat time in High School having almost a 2 to 1 ration of girls in his class!

His genealogical record in on file with Ancestry. com for any who desire to find it.
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Aviator Badge (Master)
Parachutist (Basic)Air Assault Badge
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolU.S. Army3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)101st Airborne Division HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1950-1954, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1954-1955, 1620, Korean War Specific
  1967-1967, D Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1967-1967, 1210, HHT, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1967-1968, 1210, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1970-1971, 1981, HHC, 158th Aviation Battalion (Assault Helicopter)
  1970-1971, 1981, 101st Airborne Division
  1976-1980, 2517, ROTC University of Minnesota (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1976-1980, 2517, ROTC University of Minnesota (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
  1978-1980, 2517, ROTC University of Minnesota (Cadre), HQ, US Army Cadet Command
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military AcademyUniversity of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  1950-1954, United States Military Academy
  1976-1980, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities1
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