RABER, Glen, MR3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
MR-0000-Machinery Repairman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinery Repairman
Primary Unit
1952-1954, MR-0000, USS Frontier (AD-25)
Service Years
1948 - 1954
MR-Machinery Repairman
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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Carthage, Miner County, South Dakota
Last Address
Eagle, Idaho

Date of Passing
Oct 29, 2008
Location of Interment
Idaho State Veterans Cemetery - Boise, Idaho
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 12 Row J Site 168

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US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
MR 3/c Glen Edward Raber, USN
Korean War

Following high school graduation in 1948, he enlisted in the United States Navy and was later called back to duty during the Korean War. Glen was stationed on the USS Frontier (AD25) and USS Lofberg (DD759). He was proud to serve his country and was honorably discharged in 1954. While on leave from the United States Navy and visiting friends in Madison, S.D., he met the love of his life Marlene Nordstrom, of Canova, S.D. Glen and Marlene were married June 12, 1955. After their marriage Glen attended General Beadle College (currently known as Dakota State College) in Madison, S.D., majoring in business. During these years, Glen and Marlene were blessed with three daughters: Roxanne, Janelle and Ingrid. They shared a wonderful marriage for 53 years.
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesNaval Reserve Forces CommandUSS Lofberg (DD-759)
  1948-1948, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1948-1949, MR-0000, Machinery Repairman Class A
  1948-1950, MR-0000, Naval Reserve Forces Command
  1950-1952, MR-0000, USS Lofberg (DD-759)
  1950-1952, MR-0000, Task force 77, COMSEVENTHFLT
  1952-1954, MR-0000, USS Frontier (AD-25)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1951-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1953-1953 Korean War
 Colleges Attended 
  1955-1959, Dakota State University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Oct 29, 2008, General Photos5
  Oct 29, 2008, Glen Edward Raber 1930 - 20081
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