Bio: List, Robert J. (Advanced Training – 1971)


Surnames: List

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11 Feb 1971

Fort Polk, Louisiana, January 22, 1971: Army Private Robert J. List, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. James C. List, Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) recently completed nine weeks of advanced individual infantry training and lived under simulated Vietnam conditions for five days, fighting off night attacks and conducting raids on enemy villages. He was taught methods of removing booby traps, setting ambushes and avoiding enemy ambushes.

Other specialized training included small unit tactics, map reading, land mine warfare, communications, and firing the M-16 rifle, M-60 machine gun and the 3.5 inch rocket launcher.

Pvt. List entered the Army in August 1970 and completed basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he was last stationed.

A 1966 graduate of Owen-Withee High School, he received his B.S. degree in 1970 at Wisconsin State University, Eau Claire.

His wife Sharon, lives on route 2, Withee.



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