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Men shown are listed left to right beginning with the front row. Seated on the floor are Jerome Brickner, Tom Ruemmele, and David Johnston. Sitting in the second row are Gordon Johnson, James Scholz, Ronald Tompson, Charles Cernohous, Lorin Frey, Fredrick Keiser, Dean Bergseng, Robert Enloe, William Marek, Gerald Matteson and Carver Olson. Standing the third row are Vernon Kusilek, Jerome Bambenek, Arthur Janota, Wayne Loock, Leslie Waxon, Leslie Johnson, Jerome Rodewald, Floyd Pedersen, Duane Jens...

Area soldiers mark 50 years

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Men from the HQ Battery, 1/121 Artillery, 32nd Division, part of the Red Arrow Brigade, gathered at the American Legion on Main Street Saturday afternoon for the 50-year reunion of their activation from the River Falls Armory to Fort Lewis, Wash. in 1961-1962.


They commemorated the activation 50 years after their return in 1962, when tensions of the Cold War era calmed and the threat of nuclear war had passed.

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