Kenneth Allyn Olson

Air Force Badge
  • Name: Kenneth Allyn Olson
  • Location of Birth: Coleraine, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 11, 1931
  • Date of Death:
  • Parents: Edwin and Hilda C. Olson
  • High School and Class: 1949
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: A1C (Airman First Class)
  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Date Sworn In: January 1, 1951
  • Place Sworn In: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: January 5, 1955
  • Place of Discharge: Forbes AIr Force Base, Topeka, Kansas
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    January, 1951 April, 1951 Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas
    April, 1951 July, 1951 Activation and Evaluation School at Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado
    July, 1951 December, 1953 90th Activation and Evaluation at Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas
    December, 1953 January, 1955 90th Headquarters at Forbes Air Force Base, Kansas
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  • Military Highlights:
    I served during the Korean Conflict. I was in four years, but I was stateside four years on my full enlistment. Our mission was to train B29 bombers and reconnaissance crews that were shipped to Korea and Japan. One week before discharge, sent to school at Olethe, Kansas for training on 20 millimeter cannons.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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