Carlson, Carsten, LTC

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1962-1963, 1542, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
Service Years
1937 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Infantry

Lieutenant Colonel



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Washington
Washington
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Tacoma
Last Address
San Marcos, California

Date of Passing
Aug 31, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION O SITE 2841

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Society of 1st Infantry Division
  1953, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1955, Society of 1st Infantry Division [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired 1963     Deceased 2015
 
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

WW2 in Europe and Korea during the occupation of Japan and the Korean War

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria


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WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
From Month/Year
December / 1941
To Month/Year
September / 1945

Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Pacific under General of the Army Douglas MacArthur and the other in the Central, South, and North Pacific (Pacific Ocean Areas) under Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, were created early in the war. Except in the South and Southwest Pacific, each conducted its own operations with its own ground, air, and naval forces in widely separated areas. These operations required at first only a relatively small number of troops whose efforts often yielded strategic gains which cannot be measured by the size of the forces involved. Indeed, the nature of the objectivesùsmall islands, coral atolls, and jungle-bound harbors and airstrips, made the employment of large ground forces impossible and highlighted the importance of air and naval operations. Thus, until 1945, the war in the Pacific progressed by a double series of amphibious operations each of which fitted into a strategic pattern developed in Washington.

21 Named Campaigns were recognized in the Asiatic Pacific Theater with Battle Streamers and Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medals.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
December / 1941
To Month/Year
December / 1942
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

529th Military Police Company

272nd Military Police Company

502nd Military Police Battalion

54th Military Police Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1054 Also There at This Battle:
  • Agron, Alfredo Ravelo, T/Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Alviar, Castor, 1LT
  • Anderson, Leroy Clark, Sgt, (1941-1944)
  • Anderson, Morris, SGT, (1941-1945)
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