Chickasaw County

Col. Clarence L. Strike



Nashua—Staff Sgt. Clarence E. Strike, instructor in a gunnery school at Davis Menthon field, Tucson, Ariz., has reenlisted in the Army for a three-year term, and will be granted a three months’ furlough.  It is believed that he is the first one in the community to reenlist.  His father, Col. Clarence L. Strike, who is in the service, will be eligible for retirement in a short time. Sergeant Strike returned to the States a year ago last June, from serving as an aerial gunner on a bomber 13 months over China and India.  He holds three awards, the Silver Star, Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross.  He is a nephew of Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Leaman of Nashua.

Source:  Waterloo Daily Courier, October 17, 1945