Chickasaw County

Lt. John D. Gleason

 

TWO BOMBARDIERS GRADUATE

The northeast Iowans (pictures shown) were graduated Thursday from the air forces bombardier school at Midland, Tex., with bars, silver wings and commissions as second lieutenants. 

Lieutenant Sterling R. Holm is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Holm of 316 East Tenth street, Cedar Falls, and Lieutenant John D. Gleason is the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Gleason of New Hampton.  Lieutenant Holm was a draftsman in civilian life and Lieutenant Gleason attended University of Minnesota from 1936 to 1938 and was active in sports, having held several wrestling championships.

Source:  Waterloo Daily Courier, April 1, 1943 (2 photos included with this article)