LEROY H. “Ben” THOMPSON
Alloway, New Jersey
Countermeasures Search & Analysis
Berlin 1958


“Ben” joined the U.S. Army on August 12, 1955.  He was separated from the military on July 31, 1958.  He received basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey and was schools in Countermeasures Search and Analysis at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey.


He served first in Bad Aibling, Germany with the Army Security Agency.  He was then transferred to Berlin, Germany serving with the 280th ASA Company until his discharge in 1958.


He was awarded the Army Commendation Ribbon with Metal Pendant for saving the life of a German guard whose clothing had caught fire.  This honor was pinned by Brig. Gen. George T. Duncan at the Andrews Barracks Compound.

 
 
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