Carlson, Carsten, LTC

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


Lieutenant Colonel

Three Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
San Marcos, California

Date of Passing
Aug 31, 2015
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Military Service Number
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Society of 1st Infantry Division
  1953, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) - Assoc. Page
  1955, Society of 1st Infantry Division - Assoc. Page

 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

BelgiumFranceGermanyJapanKorea, South

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 19th Infantry1st Battalion, 20th Infantry2nd Battalion, 37th Infantry Regiment2nd Battalion, 114th Infantry
XVI CorpsSurgical/Evacuation Hospital Units6th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 9th Infantry
8167th US Army Hospital, TokyoInfantry Center and School (Staff) Fort Benning, GA1st Battalion, 26th InfantryXV Corps
12th Army Security Agency Field Station, Chitose, JapanHQ, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
  1937-1940, 745, HHC, 1st Battalion, 19th Infantry
  1940-1941, 812, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry
  1941-1941, 812, 2nd Battalion, 37th Infantry Regiment
  1941-1942, 812, 2nd Battalion, 37th Infantry Regiment
  1942-1942, 812, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 114th Infantry
  1943-1944, 1542, C Company, 1st Battalion, 86th Infantry
  1944-1945, 1542, XVI Corps
  1945-1945, 1542, 62nd Evacuation Hospital
  1946-1947, 812, 6th Infantry Division
  1947-1950, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry
  1950-1950, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry
  1950-1951, 1542, 8167th US Army Hospital, Tokyo
  1951-1953, 1542, Headquarters, US Army Infantry School
  1953-1955, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
  1956-1956, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
  1956-1956, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry
  1956-1959, 1542, XV Corps
  1960-1962, 1542, 12th Army Security Agency Field Station, Chitose, Japan
  1962-1963, 1542, HQ, US Continental Army Command (CONARC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
  1945-1950 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
  1947-1948 US Occupation of South Korea
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of Pusan Perimeter
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jul 08, 2016, Other Photos
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