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Daniel N. Rouse Lt. Colonel - U.S. Army

 

From his early childhood, Daniel Rouse (Dan) wanted to be a soldier. During elementary school classes, the question to the students was: "what do you want to be when you grow up?" Most of the kids' answers were about being teachers, policemen, firemen, astronauts, etc. Dan's was consistently "soldier".

On graduating from high school, many of his friends wanted to go into the Iowa National Guard. In that it was a good way to pay for college, he joined. Dan passed all the requirement of enlistment and headed for Fort Dix, New Jersey to get the basics of the US Army. There was nothing t...



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