Donald Richard Olson

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  • Name: Donald Richard Olson
  • Location of Birth: Dassel, Mnnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 4, 1932
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  • High School and Class: 1950 - Dassel High School, Dassel, Minnesota
  • College: United States Air Force Aviation Cadet Program
  • Highest Rank: 1ST LT (First Lieutenant)
  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Date Sworn In: April 15, 1952
  • Place Sworn In: Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
  • Date of Discharge: April 15, 1957
  • Place of Discharge: Foster Air Force Base, Texas
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    July, 1954 March, 1957 450th FDSR, 450th Fighter-Day Wing at Foster Air Force Base, Texas
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  • Military Highlights:
    Operation High Flight 1956 Ferry 48 F100 Aircraft USATO, Germany via Goose Bay Labrador Air Force Base, Keflavik, Iceland.
    Jim Hagerstrom, 1st Squadron Commander, Ace in World War II and Korea. He was a Great Man.

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